Warning: Sensitive content. Another unruly passenger incident recorded; this time at Miami International Airport as an angry racist flung slurs, pylons, and punches at airport staff.
In a vulgar display of anger, racism, and violence a terrifying scene unfolded in the Miami International Airport Friday night. The incident, caught on camera and shared to numerous social media channels, including the @OnlyInDade Twitter account, captures a white male in the midst of a total meltdown.
The incident occurred at Gate D23, an American Airlines gate, and shows a visibly angry male shouting, cursing, using racist slurs at first. As he grows angrier the man storms toward employees menacing them, faking violence, before storming off. He then returns, picks up a pylon, and flings it before attempting to punch an employee.
The video ends before the airport police arrive.
Readers are cautioned that the below video uses racist language, cursing, and displays violence towards airport employees.
According to various sources, including reporting by fellow BoardingArea.com blogger, View from the Wing, the incident occurred on Friday night over an alleged masking incident.
An alternative angle was tweeted as well by Billy Corben:
The official Twitter account of Miami Airport released this brief statement:
As has been noted numerous times by this blog, unruly passengers incidents continue to occur and, according to the FAA, are on the rise. Sadly, there appears to be no end in sight for the unruly, violent, stupid, criminal behavior that is now far too common when flying these days.