DENVER — A Frontier Airlines flight attendant was assaulted on a plane that was about to depart from Denver International Airport, the airline said Sunday.
Flight 708 from Denver to Tampa was awaiting departure early Sunday morning, according to a statement from Frontier, when a customer became belligerent and was asked to get off the plane.
Frontier said as the customer was deplaning, she picked up an intercom phone and struck a flight attendant with it.
Denver Police (DPD) said the woman was cited with assault, and officers helped her book another flight home.
The flight attendant was not seriously injured, according to DPD.
The incident took place just before 4 a.m., DPD said. Frontier said the flight departed for Tampa at around 5:30 a.m.
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