[Video] Spirit Airlines flight diverts after medical emergency, another passenger starts a furious tirade


A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320 (N653NK) from Houston to Minneapolis diverted to Rochester International Airport after a medical emergency. One passenger strongly disagreed with the entire situation and started shouting towards and threatening other passengers, she was also running up and down the aisle.

Spirit Airlines commented on the situation: “Yesterday morning a flight from Houston to Minneapolis had to land in Rochester, Minnesota due to a Guest experiencing a medical emergency. On the ground in Rochester, another passenger became erratic and irate and was removed from the aircraft with the assistance of law enforcement. We apologize to our Guests who had to witness this and for the inconvenience of the delay. Safety if our top priority at Spirit Airlines.

Passenger Chianti Washington uploaded the drama on Facebook. “She was yelling at the two gentlemen that were trying to block her — it was very scary,” Washington told ABC News. “She would just not stop, and as police escorted her off the aircraft continued to remain belligerent.

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