Ryanair flight diverted to Austria, unruly passenger removed

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Budget carrier Ryanair says a regular flight from Sofia to London was diverted to the Austrian city of Linz and a "disruptive" passenger handed over to police before the aircraft continued on to its destination.

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Company spokesman Ronan O'Keeffe said Wednesday that the incident occurred Tuesday but gave no details.

State broadcaster ORF says the man is a 46-year old Bulgarian national who became unruly after consuming too much alcohol.