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The passenger is seen at the window of the American Airlines jet. Image Credit: Twitter

A passenger broke into the cockpit of an American Airlines jet at an airport in Honduras as the plane was boarding for a flight to Miami, ABC News reported on Tuesday.

ABC reported that the man, who was not immediately identified, entered the cockpit and damaged flight controls before attempting to jump from a window.

The damaged aircraft was grounded at Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, according to ABC, which reported that passengers were being boarded onto later flights.