NYC-to-Paris Flight Diverted to Boston After Passenger Hits Flight Attendant

A passenger struck a flight attendant, causing his New York-to-Paris flight to be diverted to Boston, where the man was arrested, authorities said.

American Airlines Flight 44 landed without incident shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday at Logan International Airport, and no one was injured, Massachusetts Port Authority spokesman Phil Orlandella said.

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A French national, Ansoumane Conde, was taken into custody, State Police Lt. Eric Anderson said. It was not immediately clear what charges would be filed.

There were 136 passengers on the plane, which was traveling from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York to Charles DeGaulle Airport in Paris.