Police Wrestle With Spirit Airlines Passengers Angered Over Flight Cancellation

StoryfulPublished: May 26, 201711 views
Published: May 26, 2017

Chaos erupted at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as angry passengers confronted airport and security staff over a cancelled Spirit Airlines flight on May 8.

Video shared on social media showed the angry scenes at the Spirit Terminal and Broward County Sheriff’s Department officers detaining passengers. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s <a href="http://www.broward.org/Airport/Flights/Pages/FlightInformationDepartures.aspx" target="_blank">website</a> confirmed that Spirit Airlines Flight 710 to New York LaGuardia was cancelled.

At least nine Spirit Airlines flights, five inbound and four outbound, were cancelled on May 7, <a href="http://wsvn.com/news/local/9-spirit-flights-canceled-at-fll-officials-deny-pilot-strike/" target="_blank">local media</a> reported.

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