Passenger kicked off flight for catcalling cabin crew member

Rosie Vare


A passenger was removed from an Alaska Airlines flight for harassing a female flight attendant during the safety demonstration.

The flight was leaving from Seattle when a male passenger yelled 'ooh sexy' as the flight attendant showed how to use the life vest.

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Amber Nelson, a passenger on the flight, wrote about the incident on Facebook saying that after the catcall, the flight attendant walked up to the man and told him to be respectful.

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He then responded: "C'mon, I'm just playing with you!'" The catcalling passenger was then asked to get his belongings and leave the plane.

Nelson ended her Facebook post saying: "Alaska Airlines supported their staff and those of us on board who were demeaned by another passenger's juvenile and exceedingly disrespectful behavior. Thank you for taking this seriously."

The airline confirmed the incident to Business Insider, adding 'we stand behind our employees'.