Passengers removed from Spirit Airlines flight to Chicago after man is spotted watching news on phone

A passenger on board a Spirit Airlines flight from Baltimore to Chicago ran to the back of a plane to report a man of apparent Middle Eastern descent for suspicious behavior — watching the news on a phone.

Four passengers, three men and a woman, from Flight 969 were consequently detained and the rest of the travelers called off the plane after the unidentified traveler watched video of a “concerning” nature before takeoff Tuesday morning, authorities said.

It’s unclear what the unidentified man was watching on his phone, but it was enough for the female passenger to grab her daughter and find a flight attendant. Continue reading “Passengers removed from Spirit Airlines flight to Chicago after man is spotted watching news on phone”