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Disruptive passenger booted from plane at Hartsfield-Jackson

A disruptive passenger was removed from an American Airlines flight departing from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, while her dog was loose in the aisle of the cabin.

American Airlines said Flight 218 from Atlanta to Chicago on Wednesday evening returned to the gate "to remove a disruptive passenger," before departing again for Chicago.

Another passenger on the flight, Michael Nash, posted video of the woman on Facebook, including video of the passenger being removed from the flight.

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Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport.