Riffe went on to describe the content of the note, in which the man threatened to kill himself and others. "When I saw that, I got scared," she said. "I started thinking about my kids."
The Austin, TEXAS -bound flight then returned to the gate, with pilots saying it was due to "technical issues". The airline later confirmed the plane returned to the airport so the a male passenger man could be removed from the plane.
Explosives-sniffing dogs were then brought onto the plane before they could continue with the journey, although at least 12 people decided not to fly after the ordeal
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