Disruptive passenger diverts SFO to Toronto flight

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An Air Canada flight enroute from SFO to Toronto had to be diverted to Denver this morning after a passenger became disruptive. (KGO-TV)

An Air Canada flight enroute from SFO to Toronto had to be diverted to Denver this morning after a passenger became disruptive.

A woman on the plane tells ABC7 News a man ran up and down the aisle and punched a male flight attendant who was trying to keep him from opening the cabin door on Air Canada Flight 758.

He was escorted off the plane in Denver. No word yet on the motive behind the disruption.

Air Canada released this statement: "Air Canada flight AC758 was enroute from San Francisco to Toronto when it diverted to Denver due to a disruptive passenger. The aircraft landed normally and was met by first responders at the airport. The aircraft was an A320 and there were 145 customers on board. It is due to depart shortly."

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