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FAA: Captain was erratic

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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration says the captain of a JetBlue flight to Las Vegas was exhibiting "erratic behavior" before other crew members decided to lock him out of the cockpit.

Passengers say the captain became disruptive when he couldn't get back inside, and was yelling about a bomb. A passenger tells CNN that the pilot still inside the cockpit used the PA system to urge passengers to restrain the captain, which they did.

The flight from New York was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, where the captain was taken for medical treatment. A passenger says most of the people on board were "shocked and confused" by what was going on. He says authorities interviewed each of the passengers after the flight landed.

The FBI says it's investigating, along with other federal agencies and local police.

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