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Multiple Fights Broke Out At Miami / MIA Gate D14 today 25 Apr 2021

Multiple Fights Broke Out At Miami / MIA Gate D14 today 25 Apr 2021

Old Apr 25, 21, 7:10 pm
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Multiple Fights Broke Out At Miami / MIA Gate D14 today 25 Apr 2021

Apparently there was quite the brawl in Miami today, according to View from the Wing: https://viewfromthewing.com/multiple...ilmed/Multiple groups of American Airlines passengers brawled at the Miami airport on Sunday near gate D14, which many travelers will know as by the elevators up to the American Express Centurion lounge. The event was captured on film, with multiple passengers taking out their phones to record.

However despite one video shared to social media lasting a full minute and a half, there didnít appear to be many people trying to break up the melee. Nor were the many law enforcement agencies resident inside the airport quick to respond, although near the end of the video an American Airlines employee does appear to try to encourage peace.
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Old Apr 25, 21, 8:30 pm
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Originally Posted by donotblink View Post
Nor were the many law enforcement agencies resident inside the airport quick to respond
They have to account for the possibility that an apparent fight is a planned distraction.
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Old Apr 25, 21, 9:15 pm
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As a bystander, it's a tough decision whether to get involved or just document it.

A few years ago I jumped into a situation to stop someone from stabbing someone else. ended up getting slashed in the leg in the process after pinning them down.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 7:06 am
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Perhaps the most fitting thing about all of this be that it all took place right in front of the Urban Decay store.” That last line really sums it up. Guess it’s better it happened in the airport rather than in flight. Besides arrests I hope they’re on a permanent no fly list.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 7:15 am
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I just dont understand some people... then again I probably dont understand a lot of people
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Old Apr 26, 21, 7:37 am
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Why would any bystander get involved? You wanna risk getting hurt yourself?
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Old Apr 26, 21, 7:40 am
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Looks like someone got angry because someone else jumped the upgrade list.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 7:52 am
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I was at MIA yesterday and didn't see the action (was in the AC and then left from gate E2). Of course this happening at MIA is anything but surprising.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 7:58 am
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Fine group of individuals there.....

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Old Apr 26, 21, 8:04 am
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Beating the lock...

nice to see that two of the perps simply took their bags and walked off after that incident

No surprise this was in FL of course.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 8:08 am
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Originally Posted by PV_Premier View Post
No surprise this was in FL of course.
we don't know if the perps are MIA based or connecting through though.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 9:20 am
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Originally Posted by tlglenn View Post
They have to account for the possibility that an apparent fight is a planned distraction.
This is laughable. They can still send (quickly) a couple officers. Not sure why it took so long.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 9:32 am
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If I was the CA, and had those idiots scheduled to be on my flight, and any of them managed to still be able to board, suffice to say, they wouldn't be flying on my aircraft.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 9:53 am
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3:50 PM at D-14. Who wants to data mine and find out what the destination of this flight was.
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Old Apr 26, 21, 10:16 am
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LOL! Thanks for the Monday morning entertainment.

I think my favorite part is when the group in the foreground realize boarding has commenced they stop pummeling the guy into the ground and calmly pick up their luggage to go board. Maybe this is a business opportunity for someone. Put in a little squared-off plexiglass room where fights can be held for the entertainment of the waiting/boarding passengers. Might help reduce the gate lice...

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3:50 PM at D-14. Who wants to data mine and find out what the destination of this flight was.
I'm betting LAX, but let's see.

Also, IBTL.
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