Newark-bound passenger dropped from flight for cursing

A Newark-bound passenger was dropped from his flight from Detroit after he began cursing.Robert Sayegh, 37, was taken off an Atlantic Southeast Airlines flight to

NEWARK - A Newark-bound passenger was dropped from his flight from Detroit after he began cursing.

Robert Sayegh, 37, was taken off an Atlantic Southeast Airlines flight to Newark Sunday after he asked how long it takes to close the overhead luggage bins and began cursing. According to The Detroit News, Sayegh said, "What's taking so (expletive) long to close the overhead compartments?"

Sayegh says the flight attendant overheard him use the word twice, but still can't believe the pilot returned to the gate before takeoff to have him removed. The Brooklyn-based writer and TV producer says he didn't yell or make a scene.

Sayegh eventually landed at Newark Liberty Airport after he was allowed to board a later flight.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl 1 VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl
This is a sketch of a suspect wanted 2 Police impersonator sought in New Milford
Jersey Weekend Buzz 3 Jersey Weekend Buzz
The body of Trupal Patel, 29, was found 4 Discovery of body in Wall prompts murder investigation
The body of Trupal Patel, 29, was found 5 Discovery of body in Wall prompts murder investigation

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE