DENVER (CBS4) – A United Airlines flight that departed Denver International Airport bound for Boston on Friday had to return to DIA because of a passenger who was smoking.
According to Raquel Lopez with Denver police, officers responded to the disturbance but no arrests were made.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Rural Hospitals Worry About Staffing As Vaccination Deadline Approaches
According to United Airlines the passenger was seated in the economy section and refused requests to stop smoking.READ MORE: Focus On New Moms, Pregnant Women In Colorado Naloxone Project Expansion
Lopez said the passenger, whose name hasn’t been released, was taken to a hospital for evaluation.MORE NEWS: New Video Emerges Of Aurora Police Stop, Triggering Internal Investigation: 'I Was Petrified Of That Gun'
The flight was canceled. Customers were re-booked on flights Saturday.