American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced showing a confrontation between a passenger along with a flight attendant aboard one of their flights. The video, Friday, filmed by another passenger, appears to be the aftermath of an episode during boarding of a flight from San Francisco to Dallas. It doesn’t reveal what happened beforehand.
The video of the American Airlines encounter starts with a woman as she holds a baby sobbing. A male passenger intervenes, apparently upset with how a woman’s situation was handled and stands up. You do that to me, and I Will knock you flat.” The flight attendant tells the male passenger to stay from it, then after taunts him to “hit me, hit me … bring it on.” The American airline employee allegedly hit the woman with a stroller after violently grabbing it from her
Watch the full confrontation below:
The airline quickly reacted to the event by releasing this statement:
“We have seen the video and have already started an investigation to obtain the facts. What we see on this video does not reflect our values or how we care for our customers,” it said in a statement.
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