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American Airlines passenger taped to seat with duct tape after attempting to bite flight attendant

American Airlines passenger is duct taped to her seat with her mouth closed after she ‘tried to open the plane door and bit a flight attendant’

  • A female passenger ended up having ‘a mental health episode’ on an American Airlines flight from Dallas to Charlotte
  • Woman allegedly tried to open plane door during flight
  • Before she was detained by the cabin crew, she is said to have bitten a flight attendant
  • The passenger was taped to her seat with duct tape and even had her mouth taped shut
  • When passengers got out, she could be heard screaming despite the duct tape
  • Woman was taken to hospital for mental health evaluation before being placed on American Airline’s no-fly list

A woman was eventually taped to her seat with duct tape after allegedly trying to open an airplane door and biting a flight attendant.

The disturbing incident was caught on camera by a fellow passenger flying on the American Airlines flight from Dallas to Charlotte.

The passenger is said to have suffered a ‘psychic episode’ while traveling, about two hours after the three-hour flight.

A female passenger on a flight from Dallas to Charlotte suffered

A female passenger on a flight from Dallas to Charlotte suffered “a mental health episode” and was taped to her seat with duct tape, along with tape over her mouth.

Part of the woman's meltdown was captured on camera by a TikTok user during the flight

Part of the woman’s meltdown was captured on camera by a TikTok user during the flight

TikTok user @lol.ariee, Arieana Mathena, said it was clear that something was happening in the front of the plane and started locking the bathroom doors.

She said the crew started frantically running down the aisle in an attempt to secure the plane as best they could.

While nothing specific was said for some time, it was clear that something was going on at the front of the plane.

Finally, the captain made an announcement and told the passengers to stay in their seats, stating only that there was a problem in the front of the plane.

A stretcher was brought on board to remove the woman and take it to hospital ziekenhuis

A stretcher was brought on board to remove the woman and take it to hospital ziekenhuis

Law enforcement officers also waited for the female passenger as she got out

Law enforcement officers also waited for the female passenger as she got out

After the plane landed, the woman could still be seen in her seat with duct tape, complete with tape directly over her mouth.

She had to stay in her seat because other passengers were allowed to leave the plane.

There were also ambulances with a stretcher at the gate.

American Airlines confirmed in a statement that the passenger was ‘constrained’ after he worried the crew members

TikTok video footage clearly shows the woman being held down by duct tape over her chest and even over her mouth.  Yet she could still scream

TikTok video footage clearly shows the woman being held down by duct tape over her chest and even over her mouth. Yet she could still scream

During the July 6 flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to Charlotte, the crew aboard American Airlines Flight 1774 reported a potential safety issue after a customer attempted to open the front boarding door and physically assaulted, bit and injured a flight attendant. ,’ read a statement.

“For the safety and security of other customers and our crew, the individual was detained until the flight landed on CLT and could be accommodated by law enforcement and emergency services,” the statement continued.

The woman was taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation before being placed on American Airline’s no-fly list.

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