Delta passengers removed from flight out of D.C.
Two passengers were removed from a Delta flight out of Reagan National Airport Thursday morning.
The two passengers were not following crew member instructions on the flight, which was headed to Cincinnati, Ohio. The Delta flight 2943 was delayed while the passengers were being removed from the flight.
Betsy Talton, spokesperson for Delta confirmed to CNN that the passengers were met by law enforcement when they were being taken off the flight.
TSA told ABC7 News that this was a "customer service issue" and that they are not involved in the incident. A federal law enforcement source tells ABC7 News that this involves a customer who refused to turn off their cell phone.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesperson Rob Yingling said the two passenger were escorted off the plane by MWAA police at the request of the aircraft's crew. No charges were filed.
Passengers cooperated with police. The incident was not a security issue, officials say.
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