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Plane passenger strips naked and walks over to flight attendant on Las Vegas flight causing delays

By Mason White 4:35 PM August 2, 2017
Spirit Airlines flight (illustration)
Spirit Airlines flight (illustration)
By: Alexis Bell

A plane was delayed after a passenger stripped naked and walked over to a flight attendant, according to police in Nevada.

Las Vegas police said that officers boarded the Spirit Airlines flight after the passenger took off all his clothes and refused to put them back on.

The incident unfolded on Saturday, at around 11:30 a.m. After passengers boarded Flight 359, the man took off all his clothes.

He got up from his seat and approached a flight attendant. The man was told to get dressed, but he refused. Police officers boarded the plane and escorted the naked passenger off the flight.

The flight then took off and landed at Oakland, California, about 30 minutes late. Police called the incident a medical episode.

The naked passenger is being held by police for a medical observation.