- On Friday, a shocking video went viral, which showed a man going on a racist rant after he was seated next to an elderly black lady on a Ryanair flight
- The man shouted he did not want to sit next her before calling her an 'ugly black bastard'
- The footage sparked outrage on social media and the airline received backlash for not handling the situation better
David Lawrence was seated on a Ryanair plane when he heard a commotion a couple of seats back.
When he turned around he spotted a white male going on a racist because he was seated next to an elderly black gogo. So, he got out his camera and filmed the entire incident.
Briefly.co.za learned the flight was set to depart from Barcelona to London when the unidentified man went on a racist rant because he was seated next to an elderly black woman.
In the video, the white man can be heard shouting the woman, who boarded the plane in a wheelchair, was blocking his way and he did not want to sit next to her.
At one point he could be heard shouting, "You're in my way, get out! I don't want you here next to me!"
He then went on to call the victim an "ugly black b***ard". The woman's daughter tried to stand up for her mother, adding he should not shout at her and that she is disabled. But, the man shouted back that he does not care.
The footage sparked outrage on social media and the airline received backlash for not handling the situation better.
Karen Smith wrote, "Disgusting they should have had him removed!"
Chris Miles added, "Shame on you Ryanair! Should have thrown him off, horrible piece of sh*t!"
Jed Camara commented: "Should have slapped the fish and chips grease out of his mouth and dragged his ass off the plane like Delta airways did that doctor."
Take a look at the video below:
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