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Man charged after flight diverts to Las Vegas
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 LAS VEGAS -- A man accused of threatening his wife and a flight attendant and causing a plane to divert to Las Vegas has been formally charged.

According to the criminal complaint, Derrick Woodfin interfered with the flight crew on Spirit Airlines flight 2213 on Dec. 23.

Witnesses say Woodfin was upset that he couldn't pay for alcohol with cash and became belligerent. Woodfin was removed from the plane when it landed in Las Vegas. The flight then continued to Dallas.

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