Southwest Airlines Suspect Arrested, says Arielle Jean Jackson
Arielle Jean Jackson is the woman accused of attacking a Southwest Airlines operations agent in Dallas, Texas, and leaving her in the hospital.
Jackson was accused of assaulting a flight attendant, according to some media reports.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, attacks on flight crew members and other airline personnel, as well as other passenger disruptions, have been on the rise in the United States.
In recent months, the FAA has levied millions of dollars in fines on rowdy passengers.
According to Fox Business, Dallas Police have identified Jackson as the alleged attacker in the fight.
Heavy reached out to the Dallas Police Department for more information.
This incident does not appear to have been captured on video.
What you need to know is as follows:
Jackson has been charged with punching a Southwest Airlines employee.
Jackson was in the Dallas jail as of November 14, 2021, according to online jail records (above).
Saturday, November 13, 2021 was the date of the incident.
“We can confirm reports of a female passenger verbally and physically assaulting one of our female Operations Agents (not a Flight Attendant as some have claimed) shortly after boarding Flight (hashtag) 4976 on Saturday, Nov.
In a statement to Heavy, Southwest Airlines said: “13.”
“The mishap occurred during the boarding procedure.
Local law enforcement officers apprehended the passenger, and our Employee was taken to a local hospital, where she remains in stable condition despite multiple injuries.
We send our thoughts, prayers, and love to her from the entire Southwest Family.
Southwest Airlines has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of harassment or assault, and we stand by our employee as we work with local authorities to resolve this unacceptable incident.”
According to Fox, the altercation was violent.
According to police, Jackson “boarded the plane and proceeded straight to the back,” where she had a “verbal altercation with a flight attendant who instructed the suspect to exit the plane.”
According to police, Jackson “went to the front of the plane where she had another verbal altercation with another flight attendant” and then “hit her with a closed fist to the head,” though the employee wasn’t a flight attendant.
The incident occurred as passengers were boarding a flight from Dallas Love Field to New York City,…
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