A cross-country flight was diverted to Denver Tuesday night because of an onboard passenger disturbance.

Alaska Airlines flight 769, from Boston to San Diego, was diverted to Denver International

Airport, said Heath Montgomery, a DIA spokesman.

Montgomery said the flight was diverted to Denver because of a "passenger disturbance" onboard.

The flight was expected to land in Denver at about 8:25 p.m., Montgomery said.

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