Footage has been released showing the moment a furious woman was kicked off a flight after complaining about being seated next to a mother and baby.
Video of the drama was shared on Facebook by the mother, Marissa Rundell, who was on the flight to Syracuse, New York, from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The 19-year-old, who was travelling with her eight-month-old son Mason, wrote, “This lady thought she was going to be rude to me and Mason, now she has no way home today.
“Thank you to the lovely Delta flight attendant for not letting this women bully us. Karma is a b****”
According to Rundell, the rude passenger started shouting and swearing as soon as she boarded the aircraft.
“She was the last one to get on the plane and I was in the second to last row of the plane,” she told Mail Online.
“She came to the back and slammed her bags down. She said ‘this is f****** ridiculous. It's bulls**t having to sit in the back of the plane’.”
After Rundell politely asked the woman to refrain from swearing around her son, she reportedly told the mother to “shut the f*** up and shove it.”
It was at this point that the flight attendant, Tabitha, came over to see what the problem was and Rundell began filming.
After complaining about having to sit next to a baby, the woman got out of her seat and demanded a new one, however this was not possible. Instead Tabitha offered her a seat on the next flight but this angered the woman even more.
In the footage, the passenger exclaims, “I can't” and then slams her belongings on the seat demanding that the flight attendant state her name.
“Thank you Tabitha, you may not have a job, tomorrow,” she asserts.
Consequently, Tabitha responds by voicing that she wants the irate woman removed from the plane and, while the passenger attempts to apologise explaining that she was “really stressed out”, she had gone too far.
Shortly after, the woman was escorted off the plane by the gate agent, but not before warning that the airline would regret it.
Rundell’s video has since been shared more than 14,000 times on Facebook and received a flood of comments praising the flight attendant for her quick thinking.
“Yay, Tabitha. You kept your composure while this disorderly woman made a complete and utter fool of herself,” one person wrote.
Another added, “That woman was making more noise and having a tantrum than your baby who you didn't even hear a peep out of during all this commotion. Glad it worked out for you!”
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