Delta Passenger Charged Over Claims He Punched Flight Attendant Twice



A Delta Airways passenger has been charged with federal crimes, per the DOJ. 
The costs come a number of months after the passenger was accused of punching a flight attendant.
The 21-year-old suspect was additionally accused of making an attempt to breach the cockpit. 

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A 21-year-old Delta Airways passenger has been charged with two federal crimes for allegedly punching a flight attendant within the face and trying to breach the cockpit, based on the US Division of Justice (DOJ). Ryan Cajimat traveled on a flight from Honolulu to Seattle on December 24 2020 when he “turned disruptive” and violent, a DOJ press launch mentioned. Two hours earlier than touchdown, Cajimat allegedly tried to open the cockpit door and fought with flight attendants who tried to cease him. He was additionally accused of punching one of many flight attendants within the face twice. Cajimat was restrained for the remainder of the flight and faraway from the airplane on arrival in Seattle, based on the DOJ. 

Delta Airways banned the passenger from additional journey on that airline, following the incident. The airline didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark. Cajimat was charged with interference with flight crew members in addition to assault inside a particular plane below US authority. He’s scheduled to seem for arraignment on November 18. In latest months, airline crew members have reported a number of disruptive and violent incidents. In Might, a video emerged exhibiting the second a Southwest Airways passenger punched a flight attendant within the face, knocking 2 of her tooth out. 

This month, a maskless United Airways passenger was kicked off his flight after threatening to interrupt one other passenger’s neck.