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Violence Erupts On Yet Another Flight - This Time It's Southwest

Airlines all over North America have been having a bad run in the last few months.

First there was United Airlines forcibly removing a passenger of an overbooked plane, then the American Airlines angry flight attendant fiasco, followed by Delta not allowing a passenger to use the bathroom.  

Almost all of these incidents involved a passenger and airline employees, many of which resulted in the airline releasing an apology for the misconduct. In United's case, they even settled a lawsuit by paying off an undisclosed sum to the customer.

But just when you thought you were done hearing about bad airline experiences, another one comes along.

This particular one stands out from the rest because it only involves passengers.

An Oakland-bound Southwest Airlines flight was on a stopover in Burbank, California when a brawl erupted between two men.

The fight was so vicious that one of the men identified as Chaze Cable had to be arrested and charged with two counts of misdemeanor battery.

The other passenger who was involved in the fight suffered a bruised eye, cuts on his nose and a chipped tooth.

Southwest Airlines issued a statement about the shocking incident commending the flight attendants for stepping up and stopping the fight.

"'We’re grateful to our Employees who quickly reacted to break up a fight involving three Customers on Sunday, May 7. The altercation occurred during the deplaning of flight 2530 in Burbank after the routine flight landed safely from Dallas. Local law enforcement responded following the incident, arresting one of the passengers. One Customer had minor injuries, but was able to travel onward. We have no other reports of injuries. Our Employees are our everyday heroes and are trained to de-escalate conflict while delivering heartfelt Hospitality on nearly 4000 flights to nearly the half-million Customers who fly Southwest every day."

A passenger captured the intense moment using a cell phone camera and you can watch it all go down in the video below:

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