VIDEO: Pilot fights with drunk, abusive passenger in Maryland

WARNING: Strong language

A video has emerged overnight Wednesday showing an airline pilot at Ocean City in Maryland grappling with a drunken, abusive passenger on the floor of the departure lounge.

It is not known what caused the argument, but the video, which appears to have been taken by a fellow passenger, shows the burly passenger shouting profane abuse at the pilot, who replies: “You’re not getting on an airplane tonight.”

The passenger continues to yell and swear before approaching the pilot and swinging punches at him. The pilot quickly pulls the man to the floor where they struggle for several seconds.

Police are quickly called and the man is taken away.

It is not known which airline the pilot works for, but local police said overnight that they are investigating the incident.


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  1. This article is infuriating. A middle school has better writing talent. There IS no commercial airport in OCMD. The article is missing words. You can clearly see there is a United plane in the background. You can’t tell us the city (Baltimore) and you don’t mention which police department. Can you tell us the point of even publishing such an unresearched story (and to call it a story is being generous)>>