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More than 3,000 cases of disruptive airplane passengers have been reported so far this year, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The bulk of those reports — 2,300 — were of passengers refusing to comply with federal face-mask requirements aboard airplanes, FAA officials told CNN.

Agency officials said it has determined potential violations so far in 465 of the 3,000 cases and has started enforcement in 57 cases, CNN reported.

The FAA has publicly released details of 23 incidents and announced proposed fines totaling more than $400,000, with the largest single fine proposed at $52,500, CNN reported.

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