1 arrested after brawl aboard Southwest Airlines plane in California

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This one happened aboard a Southwest plane shortly after it landed in Burbank, California.

The unidentified other man suffered a contusion on his eye, a chipped tooth and a laceration on his nose, according to multiple reports.

Only one person has been arrested, a 37-year-old man from Lancaster, California. He was arrested for assault and battery and held on $50,000 bail.

Footage of the scuffle shows passenger trying to break-up the fight as other are exiting the plane.

"What is wrong with you?" a female passenger asks, imploring the men to stop, the video shows.

A Southwest flight attendant tried to break up the fight too but the man on the bottom suddenly picked up the man he was fighting with, they both fell onto the seats in front of them, right on top of the woman and the flight attendant. At that point the man with the upper hand is seen throwing several punches at them.

"Security! Security! There's a fight back here", a flight attendant yells.

"She was running down the aisle toward danger and then she got trapped", Krause told CBS News. "God bless her and I hope she's OK".

What sparked the melee was not immediately clear.

Southwest Airlines expressed gratitude to their employees for reacting quickly and keeping the incident from getting worse. Our Employees are our everyday heroes and are trained to de-escalate conflict while delivering heartfelt Hospitality on almost 4000 flights to almost the half-million Customers who fly Southwest every day.

The brawl is the latest in a series of disturbances involving United States airliners.

On April 18, Kima Hamilton, 39, a resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was removed from Delta Airlines flight 2035 from Atlanta to Milwaukee because he needed to use the restroom urgently.

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