13-Year-Old Duct Taped to Seat on Flight to LA | 22 Words

A thirteen-year-old boy was taped to his seat on a passenger flight after he allegedly tried to kick the window in.

The incident went down this week on an American Airlines flight from Maui to Los Angeles. Witnesses told CBS LA that the kid started trying to kick in the window next to him and supposedly got violent with his mother as well.

While in the air, flight attendants and other passengers were holding him down and apparently wrapping him to his chair, part of which is caught on video. It all seems a little intense, we know.

CBS LA shared such footage on social media.

13-Year-Old Boy Attempts To Kick Window Out On American Flight From Maui

The flight was subsequently diverted to Honolulu, where the unidentified boy was taken into custody, however, no one was said to be injured during the disturbance.

This isn't the first instance where flight attendants have resorted to taping unruly passengers to their seats. On a Miami-bound flight on Frontier Airlines on July 31st, Maxwell Berry was duct-taped to a seat after he allegedly groped and physically struck flight attendants.

A police report from the Miami-Dade Police Department alleged that Berry was intoxicated and brushed his cup against the backside of a flight attendant. After spilling another drink on his shirt, he went to the bathroom and emerged moments later without a shirt on. When a flight attendant tried to help him retrieve another shirt from his carry-on bag, Berry allegedly groped the chests of other flight attendants.

He next allegedly punched a male flight attendant in the face, which led to him being restrained using duct tape.

Weeks before that, a woman on a July 6 American Airlines flight from Dallas-Forth Worth to Charlotte, North Carolina, was also duct-taped to her seat after she allegedly tried to open the door of the aircraft mid-flight and then attacked the crew.

American Airlines released a statement regarding the July 6th incident, which stated the female passenger "attempted to open the forward boarding door and physically assaulted, bit, and caused injury to a flight attendant."

So, it seems as if American Airlines aren't prepared to take any nonsense when it comes to disruptive plane passengers... regardless of their age!