Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport became the scene of a massive brawl on Monday when passengers enraged over canceled flights started flipping out on security guards.
It seems a group of those passengers had a graduation to attend, and upon hearing that they might be late made them quite irate. Cellphone video shows women attacking officers and being thrown to the floor and arrested.
Eleven flights were grounded and 26 delayed on Monday due to ongoing negotiations between Spirit Airlines and the Airline Pilots Association.
The group of violent passengers can be seen in the video being led away by officers out of the airport as some fellow passengers are heard cheering, clapping, and one was even signing Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline. Another video from ABC NEWS is below.
BREAKING OVERNIGHT: Chaos broke out among stranded travelers at Fort Lauderdale airport after Spirit Airlines canceled at least 9 flights. pic.twitter.com/y8RA8sZAA5
— ABC World News Now (@abcWNN) May 9, 2017
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