An irate passenger aboard an American Airlines flight was captured being escorted off the plane after allegedly punching a flight attendant.
American Airlines flight 1497 from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in Montana on Wednesday was diverted mid-trip due to an unruly passenger.
American Airlines confirmed to Fox News Digital that the plane was forced to divert to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport in Texas after Keith Edward Fagiana repeatedly punched a flight attendant.
The FAA confirmed in a statement to Fox News Digital that a “passenger disturbance” caused the Boeing 737 to make the early landing.
ANOTHER DELTA AIR LINES CUSTOMER ERUPTS AT DEPARTURE GATE, LEADING TO POLICE ACTION AND A PLANE DELAY
J.P. Gallagher, an elected official from Montana, told FOX 4 that his wife alerted him to the enraged voyager.
“My wife kind of started hitting me and saying, you know, getting me to pay attention that something was happening,” Gallagher said. “There was a drink cart between us and the…