WATCH: Man Strips Down and Battles Ground Crew on the Tarmac in Charlotte

A man kicked off an American Airlines flight from Charlotte to Cincinnati on Monday stripped and picked a fight with groundworkers on the tarmac.

The “incident began when the flight crew attempted to remove the man for his behavior onboard the plane.” However that only made things worse. Much worse.

The man punched an employee. Baggage handlers and flight crew “tried to approach the man.” He pulled off his shirt and then he began to undo his belt. His clothes were left on the tarmac. He staggers around. He grabbed “a neon orange traffic baton from one of the crew members and attempts to strike several people.”

Fortunately the man, though reportedly drunk, was unarmed (unless he’s able to strike people and guide planes at the same time).

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  1. Pretty sad there was not a cop to be found during the entire video at a freaking airport no less.

  2. The taking off of clothes, that could be this one illegal drug, I forget the name, the drug makes you want to strip naked. Bath salts, that is the name. Bath salts.

    After reading & watching the story out of Russia and then this one I would like to ask you men to consider what it would be like to be a woman who gets on the wrong side of these impaired guys.

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