Delta Pilot Punches Woman to ‘De-Escalate’ a Fight

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Flying the friendly skies seems quite passé nowadays. From crying passengers being dragged off planes to others not being able to pee when they have to, it was only a matter of time before those friendly skies turned into the fight club. And on April 21, that’s exactly what happened on a Delta Airlines flight between two passengers and a pilot.

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In a 30-second video released by TMZ, two women got into an altercation at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. What began simply as clothes throwing ended up with the women, who knew each other, brawling on the ground. And that’s when a pilot tried to intervene.

The pilot grabbed one of the women, punched her and walked away. According to Delta, that pilot was suspended after they viewed the video, but after an investigation, the company concluded that the pilot was attempting to de-escalate an altercation.

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I’m not sure what their definition of “de-escalation” is, but hitting someone and walking away doesn’t seem like it fits the bill.

Read more at TMZ.

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Only white people can excuse a white person walking up to two black people fighting and punching one while truly believing the black person punched by the white person deserved whatever they got because they were already fighting.
 
Annoying how they run their racist asses in here and ASSUME that black people see nothing wrong with black people fighting. We can fucking point out that the white guy was wrong without having to address the black people fighting since the black people fighting has likely already been handled by law enforcement. While the white guy...