Male airline worker filmed punching, spitting on female colleague

Marco Green
October 10, 2019

The male employee then punches the female employee in the stomach and hits the side of her head.

The video footage shows the male possibly dressed as a flight attendant or pilot, while the woman is dressed as a flight attendant.

A spokesperson for the Denver Police Department confirmed the incident, telling Fox News the altercation took place shortly before 10 a.m. on the morning of September 13.

The incident occurred on September 14 after a Republic flight landed in Denver during a layover.

The former couple were both arrested and charged with assault and disturbing the peace, ABC News reports.

The two involved have been identified by ABC News as 36-year-old Republic Airways pilot William Thomas and 29-year-old Marisha Sporer.

'We investigated this matter and took appropriate action consistent with our belief that such behavior is unacceptable.

Two employees of a data-cke-saved-href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/travel/general/airlines" href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/travel/general/airlines" target="_blank" Republic Airways /a have been terminated after a video showing them hitting each other on the jetway of a Denver airport was shared online. These individuals are no longer employed at Republic'.

According to DailyMail, the two have been in a romantic relationship since November but split up in an argument over something Sporer saw on Thomas' cellphone.

"Both agreed to break up so Thomas went onto the plane and sat in the cockpit and Sporer went to the gate", according to an affidavit obtained by the network.

William Thomas and Marisha Sporer will face court over the incident.

'Sporer grabbed Thomas by the neck tie and slapped him in the face with an open hand three times.

He retaliates by punching her in the ribs and striking her face as she cowers from the blows.

Newsweek has contacted the Denver City Attorney's Office for further comment.

Two Republic Airways flight crew members have been fired after they were filmed fighting on a jet bridge during a layover in Denver.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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