A pilot and a flight attendant got into a fight before passengers boarded a Delta Connections Endeavor Air jet on Monday, causing a two-hour delay.
The flight attendant and pilot accused each other of grabbing each other’s arms, and the pilot reportedly yelled an expletive at the flight attendant, according to the New York Daily News.
The incident occurred at the LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
The plane was bound for Portland, Maine.
The police determined that nobody was injured and made no arrests.
Endeavor Air is a regional airline fully owned by Delta Airlines. Airplane staff were interviewed by police about the incident, a source told the Daily News.
According to their website, Endeavor Air is based in Minnesota and operates 136 regional jets to cities in Canada and the United States. The company has operation hubs in Atlanta, New York City, Minneapolis, and Detroit. Endeavor Air jets are labeled “Delta Connections.”
Endeavor Air released the following statement to the Daily News:
“Endeavor Air apologizes to the customers on board Endeavor Air flight 3925, operating as Delta Connection, from LaGuardia to Portland, Maine whose travel was inconvenienced as a result of a disagreement between two crew members. The actions of these crew members, as described, in no way reflects the respect, values and professionalism we expect from our employees.”