Posted on December 22, 2021

Two Taken Into Custody After Brawl Breaks Out at Miami International Airport’s Gate H8

CBS Miami, December 21, 2021

Two people are in custody after a brawl broke out at Miami International Airport Monday evening.

According to the Miami-Dade Police Department, officers were called out to gate H8 at around 6:35 p.m. after an airport employee reported a disturbance stemming from a delayed charter flight.

Responding officers then found an unruly passenger had allegedly taken the keys to an airport transport golf cart, refusing to let the employee to leave.

Video taken by traveler Mike Majlak captured a large crowd surrounding one of the officers, who had someone in a hold.

The officer, who was being grabbed and jostled by the crowd, retreated after breaking his hold.

He could then be seen holding what appears to be a weapon while radioing for help with his offhand.

MDPD reported the officer was not injured.


According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there have been 5,664 unruly passenger incidents so far this year nationwide {snip}