A powerful punch of passengers knocks United Airlines workers from the ticket counter, Bloody his face at Newark Liberty International Airport Video show in conflict New Jersey.
“You want more? He wants more,” he heard passengers screaming after the workers woke up during the nearly one-minute clip that captured the pair’s battle shared on Twitter. .. It is unknown what the brawl was.
A ticketed passenger identified as Brendan Langley, 27, in Georgia, was arrested after a United Airlines customer service representative was sent to a hospital as a result of the May 19 incident, the Port Authority said. The media representative confirmed in a statement to McClutch News. The Port Authority oversees transportation in New Jersey and New York.
There was a preliminary verbal debate, “during the debate, a dispute arose, and a ticketed male passenger hit a United representative on the face causing a laceration on his left eye,” the statement said. ..
Langley, a professional soccer player and wide receiver of the Canadian Football League’s Calgary Stampeders, was charged with a simple assault, according to a spokesperson for the Port Authority.
The video clip begins with an already-moving battle in which both men appear to be exchanging slaps on their faces. Langley then sees the employee repeatedly hitting the worker’s face to clearly defend his fist.
Eventually, the video shows that one of Langley’s punches causes the worker to fly over the counter, bleed his head, and hit him on the ground. After the worker stands up, the clip ends with Langley appearing to have left.
“United Airlines does not tolerate any kind of violence at airports or on planes. We are working with local governments to investigate this issue,” an airline spokeswoman told McClutch News. Said in a statement.
The employee was subsequently fired, a spokesman said.
Newark Airport is about 13 miles west of New York City
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