Stories of drunk passengers being kicked off flights seems to be an almost daily occurrence nowadays. Add in the fact that everyone is a videographer thanks to smartphones, and we often even get video footage of these incidents.
While I’ve seen plenty of crazy drunk people, here’s a story I especially love. In this case an abusive drunk guy is tackled to the ground by one of the plane’s pilots, who restraints him until the police arrives. This happened after the guy shoved one of the flight attendants, which caused the pilot to spring into action, as he said “you don’t put your hands on my flight attendant.”
This is a result of an incident he created during an American Airlines flight on July 21, when he was charged with attacking the flight crew after the plane had landed at Charlotte Douglas International. Kerr — who had consumed three Jack Daniels he had on board — refused to sit down after the flight crew had asked passengers to stay seated as they taxied to the gate.
According to an FBI affidavit says, Kerr remained standing. When an attendant interceded, Kerr threatened to break her jaw.
Kerr walked quickly to the front of the plane and cursed at the flight crew. He kicked one attendant in the leg and shoved another to the floor of the plane, the affidavit says. The pilot and co-pilot, listed only by their initials in the document, got Kerr on the ground and used a seat belt strap to restrain his legs and keep him from kicking.
Here’s the video:
Kudos to the pilot for his response!