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Women looking for wider seats on the plane, faked a medical emergency, the police

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This in-flight drama to a new level.

A Florida woman pretended to be a medical emergency, in order to have a bigger seat on an American Airlines flight, authorities said.

However, the pilot apparently did not realise that the emergency was a fake, turned the plane around.

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The woman, who is not publicly identified, was taken into custody, when the Miami-bound flight, an American Eagle, 3508 arrived in Pensacola at 6:30 p.m. Friday, police said.

“The pilot declared an emergency when she is on the floor, and she made it very clear that she is faking the medical condition in order to have a bigger chair,” Pensacola Police department spokesman, Mike Wood, told NBC 6.

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Once the plane was on the ground, the woman was in the theater, and refuse to get off the plane, police said.

In the pilot, the police and the medical staff and, ultimately, manage to take her out of the air.

The woman was taken into custody under The State’s Baker Act, which allows authorities to hold a person who might be a danger to themselves or others.

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