Sumary of Video shows a woman punching a Southwest flight attendant in the face, knocking out teeth: ‘It was all bad’:
- Video shows a woman punching a Southwest flight attendant in the face National When a Southwest Airlines flight attendant asked a passenger in the last row to prepare for landing on Sunday, the woman leaped to her feet, video shows..
- Then Vyvianna Quinonez, 28, punched the flight attendant face, video captured by another passenger and obtained by the Sacramento Bee shows..
- The assault caused the flight attendant to lose two teeth and suffer injuries to her face, The Washington Post Hannah Sampson reported earlier this week..
- Quinonez, who was escorted out of the plane by police once it landed at San Diego International Airport, was arrested for battery, the Port of San Diego Harbor Police said in a statement..
- The incident is the latest case of a passenger attacking a crew member midair, a trend that has escalated during the pandemic as airline staffers are charged with enforcing mask-wearing during flights..
- In August, a passenger on a SkyWest Airlines flight to Chicago who removed a mask “grabbed a flight attendant buttock as she walked by the passenger row of seats,”.
- In a letter to Southwest chief executive Gary Kelly, the president of Transport Workers Union Local 556, the union for Southwest flight attendants, wrote that the Sunday incident was not isolated..
- Earlier this month, the Federal Aviation Administration said the agency was reviewing 1,300 reports of “unruly behavior”…