Icelandic airline restrains man on flight to NYC

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Posted: Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 5:07 pm, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

NEW YORK (AP) - Icelandair said it had to restrain a passenger on a flight from Reykjavik to New York City because he was hitting people, screaming profanities and spitting.

Thursday's flight was getting media attention after a photograph began circulating on the Internet purporting to show the passenger tied to his seat with tape and plastic restraints.

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