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Airline Passenger Punches Flight Attendant In Back Of Head

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  • An American Airlines passenger was detained by the FBI after being caught on a cellphone video punching a flight attendant in the head aboard a flight from Mexico to Los Angeles.
  • The airline said in a statement that the assault took place on Flight 377 from San Jose del Cabo to LAX on Wednesday, reported CBS News.
  • According to the feds, the passenger was removed from the plane after it touched down in Los Angles and was detained on suspicion of interfering with a flight crew — a federal felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison.



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