HAPPENING NOW: United Airlines Passenger: ‘I Poisoned Everyone Onboard’

Published:12:23 pm EDT, June 17, 2013| Updated:3:18 pm EDT, June 17, 2013|
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Passenger Says He Poisoned Everyone on United Airlines Flight, Newark Hong Kong.

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A crazed man on board a Newark-bound United 116 flight from Hong Kong has terrified passengers by telling the crew "I poisoned everyone on board," reports Eyewitness News.

Passenger Says He Poisoned Everyone on United Airlines Flight, Newark Hong Kong.

The flight touched down at Newark International Airport at 1:33 p.m. EST.

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Passenger Says He Poisoned Everyone on United Airlines Flight, Newark Hong Kong.

The plane is a Boeing 777-200 like this one. Photo via Flight Aware.

The Associated Press is now reporting that, according to the FBI, the man stood up and made the announcement to the entire plane. A decision was taken to continue on to Newark.

Officials don't believe the man and rather think he is "emotionally disturbed." It is now being reported that passengers on board the flight have restrained the loon:

Passenger Says He Poisoned Everyone on United Airlines Flight, Newark Hong Kong.

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