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Woman accused of setting blankets and control panel on fire during JetBlue flight

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - AUGUST 31:  Workers watch as JetBlue Flight 387 is given a water cannon salute as it prepares for take off to become the first scheduled commercial flight to Cuba since 1961 on August 31, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. JetBlue which hopes to have as many as 110 daily flights is the first U.S. airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing Americans greater access to Cuba.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - AUGUST 31: Workers watch as JetBlue Flight 387 is given a water cannon salute as it prepares for take off to become the first scheduled commercial flight to Cuba since 1961 on August 31, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. JetBlue which hopes to have as many as 110 daily flights is the first U.S. airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing Americans greater access to Cuba. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)  (2016 Getty Images)

The FBI has arrested a woman accused of setting two blankets and a control panel on fire during a JetBlue flight to Puerto Rico.

The agency said Wednesday that Idializ Gomez used a lighter to burn the items. She was charged after landing in the southern coastal town of Ponce aboard a flight that originated in New York City.

It was not immediately clear if Gomez had an attorney. The FBI said the incident occurred on Tuesday before dawn.

U.S. federal regulations allow passengers to carry one lighter in their carry-on baggage.

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