Videos show bedlam on a Delta Airlines flight after it was delayed seven hours and police were called to break up fights.
Delta Flight 2385 was due to leave New York’s John F Kennedy Airport at 3:52 p.m. ET on Thursday, but severe weather in Miami, the flight’s destination, left passengers stuck on the plane after boarding.
As the delay continued, passengers became angry, and police were eventually called.
Videos posted to Twitter show Port Authority police seeking out troublemakers onboard, while flight attendants calm irate passengers.
The Airbus A320 finally took off for Miami at 11:10 p.m. ET. and landed at 2:28 a.m. on Friday morning — seven hours and 14 minutes late.
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Videos posted online document chaotic scenes inside a Delta Airlines flight as it incurred seven hours of delays, which saw police called to stop frustrated passengers brawling.
Thursday’s 3:52 p.m. ET Delta flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to Miami International Airport was delayed due to poor weather, with flight data showing it didn’t leave until 11:10 p.m.
In the meantime, crammed onboard the Airbus A320, passengers began to brawl, videos and testimony posted to Twitter by passengers show.
👇🏼A small sample of the increasing chaos happening right now aboard Miami -bound Delta 2385.
It’s sitting on the tarmac at JFK for 8hrs now (!)… passengers kept onboard with no clear info and now armed officers responding to a fight…@Delta ? Response? pic.twitter.com/UgHhmGMJ59
— Glenna Milberg (@GlennaWPLG) August 16, 2019
JFK Airport’s official Twitter account replied to one video, saying: “The Port Authority Police and the Airline are on the scene mitigating the situation.”
A video posted to Twitter by ABC local 10 news anchor Glenna Milberg shows passengers angrily confronting Port Authority officers, while one officers asks …read more
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