Wendi Williams, the girl whose seat was repeatedly punched on an American Airlines flight, says SHE almost obtained tossed off the flight as a result of she refused to delete the video of the encounter.
Wendi tells us a flight attendant handed her a passenger disturbance discover for refusing to delete her video of the person behind her hitting her seat. She says the flight attendant even threatened to take away her from the flight if she did not delete it. As you’ll be able to see, the doc warns she might be federally prosecuted.
Wendi says she finally complied however provides she later found the video within the “recently deleted” folder on her iPhone. She later posted it, and as you understand … it is gone viral.
As for that discover … it outlines, “threatening, intimidating or interfering with a Crewmember; smoking; drinking alcoholic beverages not served by a Crewmember or creating an alcoholic-related disturbance” … none of which describes Wendi’s habits, in accordance to her.
Wendi finds the risk ironic because it got here whereas she was recording somebody rudely punching the again of HER seat … just because she reclined it throughout their Jan. 31 American Eagles flight, operated by Republic Airways.
She instructed us on “TMZ Live,” the person was punching and shoving her seat far more violently prior to her turning on her cellphone to seize his habits. As a consequence, she has some critical medical considerations.
Wendi says the repeated whiplash could have triggered injury, given her medical historical past. She says she’s had a number of again surgical procedures over time and has titanium fused to her backbone. She’s nervous the repeated blows might need broken her vertebrae.
She desires to get an MRI however says it is too costly. Wendi desires the airline to pony up the dough and canopy her medical payments.
As we reported, Wendi additionally desires the passenger behind her to be recognized, so she will press prices for assault. She additionally desires the flight attendant fired for the best way she dealt with the ordeal — giving the person booze, and threatening her.