California passenger punches American airline flight attendant mid-air for not letting him use washroom; Watch
The American Airlines passenger flight attendant fight took place on a flight from Mexico to Los Angeles.Author : Ujjwal Samrat
In a bizarre incident, a California man resorted to violence and punched an American Airlines flight attendant mid-air after he was refused to use the 'first class' bathroom. The American Airlines passenger flight attendant fight video has been doing rounds on social media with netizens in shock over the incident. In fact, netizens have been fuming over the American Airlines passenger flight attendant fight viral video and wondering how things unfolded. For the unversed, the American Airlines passenger flight attendant fight took place on a flight from Mexico to Los Angeles. Notably, the man was later arrested after the plane landed in Los Angeles, and therefore he was taken off the plane.
In the American Airlines passenger flight attendant fight viral video, it can be seen the flight attendant asking, 'Are you threatening me?' On this, the passenger tried to hit him, however, the attendant took a step back saying 'That's it' and started going back. However, the passenger did not like this and ran toward him aggressively and punched him on his back neck. After punching the flight attendant the violent passenger wearing a printed shirt went back to his seat. When the passenger punched the flight attendant, others sitting can be heard panicking and in shock even asking 'What are you doing?' Furthermore, shocked by the incident, other passengers can be seen standing up from their seats and watching the man angrily for the violent act.
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Violence in the air: a friend was travelling from Cabo to LAX, when a passenger hit a flight attendant for not letting use him the first class bathroom. He was later restrained by other passengers and arrested upon touchdown. The video shot was by Barrie Livingstone pic.twitter.com/PntVqWyWs9— Saad Mohseni (@saadmohseni) September 22, 2022
American Airlines passenger flight attendant fight
As per a US media report, the man's name is Alexander Tung Chu Le who is 34 years of age hailing from Westminster, Calif was charged on Thursday with one count of interference with flight cabin crew members. As per US State Justice Department, Le was arrested and if found gultiy he can face up to 20 years in prison. FBI inits statement further revealed that the man was arrested after the plane landed in Los Angeles, and he was taken off the plane. The incident occurred on American Airline Flight 377 from San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, to Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday.
In the American Airlines passenger flight attendant fight case, the president of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants,Julie Hedrick, the union representing American's cabin crews, stated that the passenger had exhibited "dangerous, life-threatening behaviour." Furthermore, Julie Hedrick added "Thankfully, the crew and passengers subdued the passenger, and the flight landed safely. Airline spokesman Curtis Blessing also issued a statement saying, "This violent behaviour puts the safety of all passengers and crew in jeopardy and must stop."