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Allison Sylte, 5:23 a.m. MDT March 17, 2015A passenger is restrained on United Flight 1074.(Photo: John R. Ford)KUSA – A United Airlines flight from Washington D.C. to Denver was forced to turn around Monday night after a passenger caused a disturbance on-board and “failed to comply with crew instructions.””We had a passenger becoming violent. No weapons involved. He’s restrained by other passengers now, though,” the pilot is heard telling air traffic control in a recording. “We don’t know his mental health condition. Sounds like he’s restrained for now. We just need to get on the ground.”Flight 1074 departed Dulles International around 10:23 p.m. Eastern time. It was scheduled to arrive at Denver International Airport at 9:20 p.m. local time. About 15 minutes into the flight, a passenger began to create some sort of disturbance, according to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.Officials couldn’t comment on the exact nature of what happened, but one passenger told NBC News that other passengers had to tackle the disruptive flyer after he tried to reach the cockpit and he made claims that he had a bomb.”There’s a passenger in the back, he ran forward towards the cockpit and now he is being restrained by other passengers,” the pilot told air traffic control. “The cockpit is secure, and we would like to return to the airport and have authorities meet him.”United Airlines Flight 1074 turned around and landed back at Dulles, where the passenger was removed from the plane and transported to a hospital for evaluation.Dulles said there was no impact to airport operations. According to, Flight 1074 left Dulles just before 1 a.m. local time and safely landed in Denver just before 2:30 a.m. local time.There were 33 passengers on-board and six crew members, according to United.(KUSA-TV © 2015 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)Read or Share this story: – Click Here To Visit Article Source