Delta apologizes after passenger goes on profanity-laced Trump rant in packed plane

Delta Air Lines apologized for a "disruption" on one of its flights this week after video posted to social media showed a man shouting at fellow passengers in support of President-elect Donald Trump.

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"Donald Trump, baby," the man yells to his fellow passengers as he stood and clapped. "We got some Hillary (expletives) on here? Come on, baby. Trump!"

Video of the Tuesday incident, which contains explicit language, was posted to Facebook by one of the flight's passengers. It was shot on Delta Flight 248, bound for Allentown, Pennsylvania, from Atlanta.

"Donald Trump is your president, every (expletive) one of you," the man tells the crowded plane. "If you don't like it, too bad."

The outburst garnered uncomfortable looks from many of the flight's passengers, to the man's apparent disappointment. A man across the aisle, one row ahead of the shouting man, ignored him while reading. A woman nearby resolutely stared at her phone.

One man, however, appeared to support the public display of support. The shouting man clapped for him.

Despite the flight's interruption, it went on as scheduled.

"We have followed up with the teams involved and all agree that this customer should not have been allowed to continue on the flight," Delta said Saturday in a statement. "Our responsibility for ensuring all customers feel safe and comfortable with Delta includes requiring civil behavior from everyone."

The airliner said it plans to review its training materials to ensure that employees "know they will be fully supported to make the right decisions when these issues arise."

The man has not been identified.

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