Police: NY-bound flight diverts to Canada due to passenger

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A 35-year-old Israeli man is facing charges after an Austrian Airlines flight from Vienna to New York had to divert to St. John's, Newfoundland.

The man faces several charges, including causing a disturbance and uttering threats.

Police say they were called to the St. John's International Airport after the plane landed Sunday.

The passenger was removed from the plane and taken to a hospital to be seen by a doctor.