Pilot Tackles Unruly Man on Charlotte-bound American Airlines Flight

StoryfulPublished: June 10, 20171,480 views
Published: June 10, 2017

A 25-year-old Kentucky man has been banned from flying pending trial, a judge ruled on Monday, August 1, after the man was said to have attacked members of the crew on board an American Airlines flight bound for Charlotte, North Carolina, on July 21.Video shot by passenger Brian Colón on July 21 shows the man, later identified as Michael Kerr, being subdued by a pilot after a confrontation with the flight crew.Kerr appeared in U.S. District Court on charges of being intoxicated, assault on a female, communicating threats and interfering with the duties of a flight crew or attendant, the Charlotte Observer reported. He was released on $25,000 bond, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.Other news reports gave more detail about the passenger.

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