Flight Diverts Due to Onboard Argument

An American Airlines flight was forced to divert when two passengers became involved in a verbal fight onboard. The flight was being operated from Dallas to Los Angeles on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. The two women who were fighting, began using racial slurs and a third male passenger asked them to stop. The argument then turned physical when one of the women spit on the man and the other woman reportedly hit the man’s hand as he tried to record the argument. The pilots diverted the flight to Phoenix where law enforcement officials met the plane. The two women were charged with disorderly conduct.