Woman Forced Off Flight, Charged for Not Turning Off Cellphone

June 27, 2013 7:26 PM

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Woman Forced Off Flight, Charged for Not Turning Off Cellphone

A woman was forcibly removed from a US Airways flight on Sunday for refusing to comply with flight crew instructions. Much of what appears to have happened was videotaped by a fellow passenger Howard Woods and posted to YouTube (warning: graphic language).

The flight, US Airways 906, was bound for Charlotte, N.C., from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. According to a report obtained by ABC News from the Broward County Sheriff's Office, passenger Lindsay Bien-aime refused to comply with flight attendant instructions prior to takeoff and "became unruly." The pilot ...

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