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Plane diverted because of singing passenger

An American Airlines flight was forced to make an unscheduled stop in Kansas City on its way from Los Angeles to New York because of a performance by a singing passenger.

The female passenger began singing Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" shortly after the plane took off from LAX on May 9 and never stopped singing.

The plane was forced to make a pit stop at KCI and the woman was removed from the plane.

American Airlines has not made a public comment on why the passenger, whose name has not been released, was removed from the plane.

According to Fox 4 in Kansas City, American Airlines told ABC News "A federal Air Marshall on the flight restrained, cuffed and detained the passenger. The captain declared an emergency and diverted to Kansas City. Police met the flight and took the woman into custody. The plane was refueled and continued to JFK – landing with less than an hour delay."

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