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Plane diverted from LAX to New York's JFK Airport

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New York, NY-An American Airlines flight from L.A.X. to London's Heathrow Airport was diverted late Wednesday night to land at J.F.K. International Airport in New York City, after a flight attendant reported a suspicious passenger.

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is saying the person was actually an airline employee who used employee transportation to get to the plane, but then appeared to be a regular passenger on the plane, raising suspicions.

More details on this developing story as it comes into our newsroom.

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