DENVER (CBS4) – A man has been charged after he allegedly tried to stop a plane from departing at Denver International Airport.

Marc Rehmar has been charged with endangering public transportation and hindering transportation.

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The charges allege that about 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 6, Rehmar, 58, pushed open a secure emergency exit on the concourse and ran out onto the ramp area to try to stop a plane that was being pushed back from the gate.

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The door triggered an alarm and airport employees and officers with the Denver Police Department responded immediately.

Authorities said Rehmar had apparently missed his flight to a high school reunion and was trying to stop the plane.

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Rehmar has been released from custody on a $10,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in a Denver court on Friday to be formally advised of the charges.