The Atlanta Police Department (APD) has arrested former playboy model and actress Patricia Cornwall for assaulting an elderly man on a Delta Airlines flight no. 2790. The whole incident was captured in a video filmed by a fellow passenger.
A video clip depicting her slapping, shouting, and swearing at the elderly passenger has gone viral on various social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
The incident happened on 23rd December on a Delta Airlines flight that was flying from Tampa, Fla., to Atlanta, Ga.
Former actress Patricia Cornwall arrested for assaulting an elderly passenger on a Delta Airlines flight
APD released a statement saying, “Based on the statements gathered and visible evidence, officers detained Ms Cornwall and contacted the on-call FBI agent.
The officers then relocated with Ms Cornwall to the domestic Atlanta Police precinct where FBI agents responded and took custody of Ms Cornwall”.
Wondering who is Patricia Cornwall?
Patricia Cornwall known by her stage Patty Breton is a former Playboy model, actress, and cheerleader.
She starred in the 1989 TV series Baywatch and the American sitcom Married… with Children in 1987. She was also featured in the Playboy film Playboy: Cheerleaders.
For many years now she is not acting in films and has been away from the public glare. As per some media reports presently she is working as a realtor and is also a member of the Los Angeles Raiders’ NFL cheerleading squad.
The Delta Flight incident goes viral on Social Media
The viral video has recorded whopping 8.5 million views on the microblogging social media platform Twitter. She was seen confronting and arguing with an elderly passenger for not wearing a face mask and asking him to “stand up” and “mask up”.
She was heard saying, “Put your f**king mask up!” and screamed, “don’t you dare talk to me like that!”.
Crew members of the flight tried their best to calm her. She also caused physical harm to other co-passengers in the flight because of her unruly behavior.
Delta flight from Tampa to Atlanta got crazy‼️ pic.twitter.com/I9BZUKv3LB
— ATL Uncensored | Atlanta News (@ATLUncensored) December 25, 2021
As per the statement released by the Atlanta Police Department, there was an alert from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport following a “disturbance call involving an unruly passenger”.
APD official said, “Officers met with Delta employees at gate A11 to await the arrival of the flight. When the aircraft arrived at the gate, officers were able to meet with exiting passengers who advised that the suspect Ms. Patricia Cornwall had caused a disturbance whilst in the air.”
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team has taken Patricia into custody following the incident. The charges levied against her and the punishment is not yet made public by the concerned officials at the time of writing this article.