Plane lands safely in Houston after disturbance

March 27, 2009 12:04:06 PM PDT
Police are investigating a disturbance involving a passenger on a Continental Express jet on a flight from Cincinnati to Houston's Intercontinental Airport. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The aircraft also experienced a brake problem and sustained a flat tire when it landed about 9:30 a.m. Friday and then taxied to a gate.

No details were immediately available. The Houston Chronicle said air traffic controllers had given the flight a higher landing priority after the crew reported a woman passenger had interfered with a flight attendant.

No injuries were reported and passengers departed without further incident.

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