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LA flight makes emergency landing when woman refuses to stop singing 'I Will Always Love You' (Video)

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Whitney Houston strikes a pose during her performance at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Monday, April 10, 2000, during taping of the "25 Years of #1 Hits: Arista Records' Anniversary Celebration."

NME reports that a flight from Los Angeles to New York was forced to make an emergency landing because one of the passengers refused to stop singing the Dolly Parton-penned, Whitney Houston-piped megahit "I Will Always Love You,"

The American Airlines flight was diverted to Kansas City after the passenger was subdued by an air marshal, reports the Evening Standard

The singing began shortly after the flight took off, but around halfway through it became too much for fellow passengers and staff to bear. The woman was filmed being escorted from the plane, in handcuffs, still belting out the 1992 number one hit. 

Kansas City Airport spokesman Joe McBride said: “The woman was being disruptive and was removed from the plane for interfering with the flight crew.

“There was a federal air marshal on the aircraft, who subdued the woman and put her in cuffs and removed her from the plane.”

Whitney Houston was found dead February 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills. The L.A. County Coroner cited drowning as the singer's official cause of death. Associated causes of death were listed as heart disease, and cocaine use. Cocaine was found her system at the time of death.

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