5-speed listening (Crying Babies - Level 2)

Woman thrown off plane for shouting at crying baby






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An airplane passenger was asked to leave a flight after she complained about a crying baby. The woman told cabin crew she would not sit down because a crying baby was in the seat next to hers. The woman was very rude to the baby's mother. The mother, Marissa Rundell, was with her 8-month-old baby son. They were flying home from New York's JFK airport. Even though it was a short flight, the angry woman was very unhappy. She said it was terrible that she had to sit at the back of the plane. The flight was full, so she could not get a different seat.

Ms Rundell took a video of the angry woman shouting and posted it on social media. In the video, the woman picks up her bag and coat and angrily shouts: "I'm not sitting next to a crying baby." She would not calm down. The woman got very angry and started to swear at Ms Rundell. Cabin crew asked the woman to get off the airplane. It took her ten minutes to leave. She told the cabin crew she would get them fired. Rundell wrote on Facebook: "This lady thought she was going to be rude to me and...now she has no way home today."

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