Scott Hamann, the filmmaker from Maine who was detained after Israeli commandos attacked a flotilla of Gaza-bound ships that he was videotaping, arrived at Logan International Airport in Boston on Friday night after being expelled from Israel.

Hamann, interviewed by phone during the drive back to his home in South Portland, said he was fine and unharmed.

He was greeted at the airport by his family and his girlfriend.

“I am just relieved to be home,” said Hamann.

He flew to Chicago earlier on Friday with nine other Americans who were expelled from Israel.

Nine pro-Palestinian activists were killed in Monday’s raid by Israel commandos, who are attempting to keep the Iranian-backed Hamas group from getting weapons.