July 7, 2017 12:53 pm
Updated: July 7, 2017 1:55 pm

Unruly passenger, loose dog removed from American Airlines flight after confrontation with flight attendant

ABOVE: Passenger records as woman gets into heated confrontation with flight attendants and fellow passengers aboard American Airlines flight.


ATLANTA – A disruptive passenger was removed from an Atlanta-to-Chicago flight after she was caught on video yelling at a flight attendant, while letting her dog run through the cabin.

Passenger Michael Nash posted video of the altercation that took place before takeoff Wednesday on the American Airlines flight.

Nash said the woman had reclined her seat while the plane was taxiing to the runway and yelled profanities after being asked to stop.

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The video shows passengers yelling at the woman to sit down as she follows a flight attendant to the back of the plane with her dog by her side.

“Sit your a** down!” a passenger can be heard yelling, along with many others urging the woman to return to her seat.

“You’re going to get us all killed,” another passenger adds.

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The passenger then gets into a heated screaming match with a flight attendant towards the rear of the plane.

“Come on, we just want to go home,” Nash can be heard saying as the woman and her dog, still running without a leash, return to their seat.

Unfortunately for Nash and all the passengers on the flight, it was not to be. The plane returned to the gate, and another video shows a man escorting her off the flight.

An Atlanta airport representative tells Chicago’s WBBM-TV that the woman wasn’t arrested and was rebooked on another flight.

-With files from Global News

© 2017 The Canadian Press

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