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Fighter jets intercepted a New York-bound airliner this afternoon

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Fighter jets intercepted a New York-bound airliner this afternoon, high above Pennsylvania, after a passenger freaked out over another flyer’s frequent bathroom trips, sources said.

The eerie 9/11 scare was reported by American Airlines crew 100 miles northwest of JFK, forcing F-16 fighters to scramble after the Boeing 767-200 jet.

Flight 34 went wheels up from Los Angeles International Airport at 8:12 a.m. West Coast time and — with emergency escort — touched down at JFK at 4:15 p.m., 15 minutes ahead of schedule.

Port Authority cops boarded the flight before any passengers were allowed off at Gate 44 of Terminal 8.

Fully story Fighters escort passenger jet into New York after passenger flips out over flyer’s bathroom breaks – NYPOST.com.