#Walmartoftheskies video goes viral after a brawl on Southwest Airlines flight | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A video shot by a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight leaving Dallas Love Field last Friday has gone viral, after the user dubbed the brawl between two other passengers #Walmartoftheskies.

According to the Dallas Police Department at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, Southwest Airlines Flight 8 scheduled to head to Los Angeles was delayed by an altercation between two passengers. Never miss a local story.

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In the 20-second video clip, covered with text saying, "The reason why we missed our connection," and other various hashtags including #Walmartoftheskies, was posted by an anonymous user online , people on the plane can be heard screaming and most passengers in the video were out of their seats standing.

Profanities between a 20-year-old male and another male passenger ensued for a few seconds before the 20-year-old unleashed a barrage of punches.The Dallas Police Department’s Love Field Unit reported that officers responded to an unruly passenger refusing to leave the plane when asked by an airline representative. During the investigation, the officers learned that the 20-year-old confronted the suspect, telling him to calm down and just get off the […]

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