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Simon Court Appearance 

Aiden Simon Mackle of Portadown, Northern Ireland, is accused of telling Delta Air Lines employees that he was a terrorist after drinking and becoming unruly on a flight from Atlanta. It was diverted to Bangor International Airport early Saturday.

Court documents indicate Mackle punched an off-duty Delta employee and made threats about either hijacking or destroying the airplane.

Mackle, 44, will remain in jail pending a detention hearing Wednesday in federal court. He’s charged with assault and interfering with a flight crew.