Report: Man kicked off plane over ‘Merry Christmas’ wishes

Posted at 11:11 AM, Dec 26, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-26 13:13:46-05

NEW YORK CITY — A passenger on an American Airlines flight was escorted off the plane after yelling at airline employees for wishing him a Merry Christmas, the New York Post reports.

According to the report, it happened Tuesday at LaGuardia Airport on a plane about to take off for Dallas.

The man allegedly yelled “Don’t say Merry Christmas!” on separate occasions, first at a gate agent and then at a flight attendant, the report said.

Other passengers applauded and cheered when the man was removed from the plane, the report said.

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