An American Airlines flight attendant was captured on viral TikTok video berating passengers who verbally abused the crew after the flight was diverted in bad weather.
In the viral clip, a 22-year-old man on the Monday flight from LA to Charlotte, North Carolina, calls a female flight attendant “a fat gorilla” and also hurled obscenities at her after she told him to wear a face mask.
“There was absolutely no excuse for it,” musician Brent Underwood, 39, of the band 87&Pine, who recorded the video, told the Charlotte Observer.
“It doesn’t matter what you look like. Everybody deserves respect. And everybody deserves to be punished equally for being a rude person like that. Why would you call a person a fat gorilla?” he said.
When a male flight attendant announces the flight would return to Raleigh if passengers don’t behave, a woman sarcastically complains that the crew members were just upset because they hadn’t eaten, the video shows.
“Give them a Snickers!” a passenger yells.
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