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Southwest Airlines Passenger Kicked Off Flight After Calling Flight Attendant The N-Word

By Vanessa Nix Anthony

A white woman was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane after she called a flight attendant the N-word. 

The encounter occurred on Saturday morning before a Houston to Chicago flight got underway. According to ABC News, the female passenger became irritated when a flight attendant asked her to put her tray up in preparation for takeoff. The woman then called the flight attendant a 'n*****' and went off on a volatile rant. 

Other passengers on board cheered the woman's removal, and the plane landed at its destination about an hour later than scheduled. 

The altercation was caught on camera: