"Continental Airlines Flight 881 from Newark International Airport to Bogota International Airport was diverted to Jacksonville International Airport due to a potential person of interest. The plane landed without incident at approximately 5:45 p.m.," the TSA said in a statement.According to a local New York news station the “person of interest” matched the name of someone on the “No Fly list” but his date of birth was different.
"The passenger was cleared by the FBI and the flight is continuing to Bogota," the TSA added.
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Online Sources- Wikipedia, Reuters, NBC New York