USA Today reports:
Two people were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after reportedly refusing authorities said they refused to wear masks aboard flights at Nashville International Airport. One passenger disrupted a Spirit Airlines flight Monday by refusing to wear a mask and calling the flight crew “vulgar names,” an arrest affidavit showed. The passenger was denied further travel with the airline and stayed overnight at the airport while awaiting an American Airlines flight.
The person again refused to wear a mask at a checkpoint Tuesday and on board the aircraft and was arrested, the affidavit stated. In a separate incident, another person became “unruly” when asked to wear a mask on a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday, records show, causing the aircraft to return to the gate. The person smelled of alcohol, was cursing loudly and was aggressive toward officers before being arrested, according to an affidavit.
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Two passengers face disorderly conduct charges after reportedly refusing to wear masks at Nashville International Airport.https://t.co/yo6vvOfUTk
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