Woman allegedly injured Delta passengers and employees on Tampa flight


A woman was taken into custody by the FBI on Thursday after police said she injured several people and employees on a Delta flight from Tampa to Atlanta, according to a report.

Fox 5 Atlanta reported that police were awaiting the arrival of Flight 2790 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Patricia Cornwall was arrested after police told passengers about the flight, according to the report. The report says investigators did not say exactly what happened.

FILE: A Delta Airlines passenger was taken into police custody Thursday after a flight from Tampa to Atlanta. (Photo by Yuki IWAMURA / AFP) (Photo by YUKI IWAMURA / AFP via Getty Images)
(Photo by YUKI IWAMURA / AFP via Getty Images)

Delta did not immediately respond to an after-hours email from Fox News.

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The Tampa Bay Times also noted that the extent of the injuries was unclear. TMZ obtained video allegedly of the incident which showed a woman confronting a man for not wearing a mask. The man told the woman, who was also not wearing a mask, that he was eating. The woman in the video could be seen punching the man at least once, according to the report.

FILE: Dr Anthony Fauci said in an interview on Sunday that passengers should continue to wear masks on planes.  (Photo by Yuki IWAMURA / AFP) (Photo by YUKI IWAMURA / AFP via Getty Images)

FILE: Dr Anthony Fauci said in an interview on Sunday that passengers should continue to wear masks on planes. (Photo by Yuki IWAMURA / AFP) (Photo by YUKI IWAMURA / AFP via Getty Images)
(YUKI IWAMURA / AFP via Getty Images)

Dr Anthony Fauci said on Sunday that airlines are expected to keep face mask rules in place for the foreseeable future.

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“We want to make sure people keep their masks on. I think the idea of ​​taking off the masks, in my mind, is really not something we should even consider,” Fauci said.


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