Maxwell Berry aboard Philly-Miami plane accused of assaulting and inappropriately touching flight attendants – .

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Maxwell Berry aboard Philly-Miami plane accused of assaulting and inappropriately touching flight attendants – .


PHILADELPHIA – A man arrested after a Frontier Airlines flight from Philadelphia to Miami turned violent. Maxwell Berry, 22, of Norwalk, Ohio, is charged with assaulting a flight attendant and touching inappropriately two flight attendants during the July 31 flight.
The police report says Berry drank two drinks during the flight and ordered another drink; the report says Berry rubbed an empty mug against the back of a flight attendant.

Berry then spilled his new drink on his shirt, went to the bathroom and came out shirtless, according to the report. A flight attendant helped him get another shirt from his carry-on.

After walking for 15 minutes, according to the report, Berry then groped the chests of the flight attendants.

Police said he then punched a flight attendant who had been called in to watch him in the face.

A fight ensued and the passengers restrained Berry, the report said.SEE ALSO: Peak in air rage incidents

Passenger Alfredo Rivera pulled out his cell phone and captured the altercation.

“He was starting to get aggressive and basically attacked the flight attendant,” Rivera said.

He was taped to the seat until the plane landed and the police handcuffed him.

Berry was charged with three battery counts and taken to Miami-Dade County Jail – TGK Correctional Center.

Frontier Airlines issued the following statement:

“During a flight from Philadelphia to Miami on July 31, a passenger made inappropriate physical contact with a flight attendant and subsequently physically assaulted another flight attendant. As a result, the passenger had to be held until the flight landed in Miami and law enforcement arrived. Flight attendants will, as required in such circumstances, be relieved of the flight pending the completion of the incident investigation. ”

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