Police: Plane Grounded In Boston After Intoxicated Passenger Tries To Open Exit Door

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UPDATE: Nov. 17, 2015, 2:21 PM ET

A British Airways flight from London’s Heathrow airport to Boston was grounded Tuesday after an “unruly” female passenger tried to open the exit door, Massachusetts State Police said.

Conflicting early reports suggested the woman had to tried to open the cockpit door on Flight 213, which state police confirmed online was not the case.

Police also said the passenger was intoxicated, and that there’s “no known nexus to terrorism at this time.”

Massachusetts State Police were on hand to meet the plane after the crew summoned authorities.

The flight landed at Boston’s Logan International Airport at 1:30 p.m., a half-hour ahead of schedule, the Associated Press reported.

“We do not tolerate abusive behavior,” British Airways said in a statement to MSNBC. The airline also called the passenger “unruly.”

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