“I saw her walk by and she had blood on the outside of her mask, which bless her, she was still wearing,” Rose said.
In a statement, American said it’s outraged by the reports of what took place on board. Acts of violence against our team members are not tolerated by American Airlines. We have engaged local law enforcement and the FBI and we are working with them to ensure they have all the information they need. The individual involved in this incident will never be allowed to travel with American Airlines in the future, but we will not be satisfied until he has been prosecuted to the full extent of the law.”
The flight attendant was taken to a local hospital, CBS L.A. reports, but the airline said it couldn’t comment any further on her condition due to privacy concerns.