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A drunk passenger tried to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia flight today, an airline official said. The plane landed safely on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, and the passenger was taken into custody.
Heru Sudjatmiko, airport manager for Virgin Australia, told Metro TV on Friday that the passenger was acting aggressively and was handcuffed by the crew.
Initially, the Air Force said the Boeing 737 from Brisbane was believed to have been hijacked, but Airline officials refuted that speculation.
After the plane landed, security crews surrounded the plane. The jet was later taxied away.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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