2 MMA fighters were kicked out of an AirAsia flight after they decided to throw a tantrum while onboard a flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) to Phuket, Thailand.
The chaotic scene was captured on film by TikToker @_aizatrahman, who was also on the same flight as the men on Wednesday (Jan 4).
Upset over missing headphones
According to the video caption, one of the men became irate after he had misplaced his headphones.
Unable to control their emotions, they both allegedly began to hit the cabin compartment, causing distress for the other passengers.
The situation reached a boiling point when the entire cabin clamored for the duo’s exit from the plane so that it could takeoff, causing the men to call them “F***ing mutts” and “c***s”, adding that they “don’t give a f***”.
Kicked off flight
1.5 hours into the altercation, the cabin crew received orders to boot the duo out of the flight.
An air steward was also seen calmly trying to urge the men to cooperate with the order, saying, “It is not our (cabin crew’s) decision, it is the flight captain’s decision.”
After a few moments of angry protesting, one of them dressed in a red t-shirt finally decided to comply and got up to leave.
However, he decided to hurl insults and threats to the entire cabin one last time, where he was heard saying “Make sure you rip that c***’s head” while pointing to someone offscreen.
His companion followed suit not long after, causing the entire cabin to burst into applause and cheers.
Watch the videos here:
@_aizatrahman Selalu tengok kat TV je drama gini. First time jadi depan mata lol #fyp #xyzbca #airasia #ak822 #AK #klia2 #KUL #HKT #Phuket #KL #drama #gaduh #flight #flightcrew #karen #2023 #delay #passenger ♬ original sound – _aizatrahman
@_aizatrahman Part 2 drama dalam flight AK822. #fyp #xyzbca #airasia #ak822 #klia2 #klia2 #KUL #HKT #Phuket #KL #thailand #drama #gaduh #flight #flightcrew #karen #2023 #delay #passenger ♬ original sound – _aizatrahman
Turned out to be MMA fighters
@_aizatrahman later wrote in the comment section that the men were allegedly martial arts (MMA) enthusiasts and were on their way to Phuket for a Muay Thai event.
Given their background, the AirAsia staff had to handle the situation with much care.
Despite the nerve wrecking circumstances, netizens were quick to commend the AirAsia crew for their professionalism and calmness.