A Southwest Airlines Passenger had an epic meltdown over a baby who won’t stop crying during the flight.
The child cried non-stop for nearly 45 minutes which made the man furious, and he started screaming at the wailing baby’s parents.
The viral incident was documented by a man aboard who later shared it on TikTok, where the clip has so far amassed over 185K views and thousands of likes and comments.
“Stuck in a holding pattern for weather and an SWA passenger loses his mind over a baby,” the text on the video read.
The video showed the furious man shouting at the child’s parents, flight attendants, and fellow passengers to express his discomfort during the flight he had paid for.
“There is a child crying on the flight, non-f***ing-stop,” he shouted. “Calm the child down, please. I’m not screaming. Do you want me to scream? I’ll f***ing scream.”
“We are in a f***ing tin can with a baby in a goddamn echo chamber, and you wanna talk to me about being f***ing ok?”
One staffer trying to calm the man said, “ok, because you’re yelling….” The angry passenger interrupted him and said, “so is the baby.”
When the employee said the man should calm down as he is a full-grown adult unlike the baby, he replied,
“Did that motherf***er pay extra to yell? F**k you and shut up.”
The staff member then asked the man to lower his voice, to which he replied, “Can you lower THAT voice?’ in reference to the child’s howling.”
“I don’t give a f**k. F**k, lower that baby’s voice. I’m triggered, f**k that baby.”
The furious man claimed that he was trying to sleep with his headphones on but the baby’s crying was so consistent and loud, he was disturbed and couldn’t sleep.
“I know an attorney just like you motherf****r, I got rights,” the man said to an air steward who reminded him that he could be facing legal action for his rude and obnoxious behavior.
“If I hadn’t have said anything, we would be sitting on this motherf*****g flight with a kid crying for 45 minutes. Bulls**t.”
The matter escalated and the passenger refused to get off the plane in Orlando.
The man recording the video then showed that the passenger’s behavior forced the entire flight to be deplaned.
“The passenger was later seen in the terminal surrounded by authorities – including police officers – as he pleaded his case and claimed that his actions were justified because he shouldn’t have been disturbed,” Daily Mail wrote.
“He was then marched through the airport by police officers.”
Commenting on the viral clip, several users said the man needs therapy as what he did on the flight was not justifiable.
“allegedly both parents were there, and they didn’t try to sooth the baby at all the entire time, however how he handled it wasn’t okay either,” one wrote.
“How do you think the baby’s parents feel. People need to get a grip, babies are a part of life. We were all babies once,” a second said.
“and this is why i’m scared to take my 7 month old on a plane. idk how my son will react or behave and i don’t want this type of interaction to happen,” a third added.
“It’s called empathy people. Can you imagine how stressed & embarrassed the parents probably are. Babies exist & they can’t help their cries,” another viewer commented.
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