What a bunch of maskholes.
“It was bad. First, they were yelling. They were cursing. They were being very obnoxious,” witness Malik Banks told WSOC-TV.
American Airlines Flight 893 was set to depart Charlotte at 9:30 a.m. Monday when a mechanical issue forced flyers to switch planes. The high school students began acting up after boarding the second jet, WSOC-TV reported.
“It wasn’t all of them,” Banks recounted. “I would say 75 percent to 80 percent of them were being terrible kids, saying smart stuff.”
The flight was then canceled altogether. American Airlines acknowledged the incident and said the trip was delayed until Tuesday, the station reported.
“All they had to do was follow the rules, put the mask on, sit there. No smart-mouth comments,” another ticked-off passenger Christina Randolph. “And they couldn’t do it.”
Adults stranded as a result of the shenanigans received hotel vouchers — but age rules for hotel bookings forced the teens to spend an uncomfortable night at the airport.
But the karmic justice wasn’t enough for some travelers, who were not happy to lose a day of vacation.
“Well, I’m a nurse, and it’s really, really hard to get time off work. So when you finally get time off, you really want to be somewhere you want to be,” Randolph told WSOC-TV.
“Some people’s vacations are ruined. They were only going for a couple of nights. Now, they have to get rebooked,” added Stephanie Krzywanski. “Nobody likes it. Nobody wants to sit around and do this, but you’ve got to follow the rules.”
No arrests were made in the incident.
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