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Airline passenger arrested for not turning off cellphone in flight

A man flying from Phoenix to El Paso, Texas, was arrested when his flight landed because he refused to turn off his cellphone, according to reports.

The Associated Press reported Wednesday that a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight was meet by police at the gate after he did not turn off his cellphone after being asked to by flight attendants.

The passenger's name was not released and, the Federal Aviation Administration, which requires cellphones not be used on flights, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.