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Passenger Who Attacked Flight Attendant Sentenced to 15 Months

A passenger who viciously attacked a flight attendant on board a Southwest Airlines flight has been jailed for 15 months.

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It all started in May 2021.

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When California woman, Vyvianna M. Quinonez, 29, was on board a Southwest Airlines flight.

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At some point during the flight, Quinonez became aggressive.

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She then began attacking a flight attendant and beat her so viciously she bloodied her face and chipped numerous teeth.

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Now, she has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison, prosecutors say.

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She will also have to pay $26,000 in restitution and a $7,500 fine, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California.

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Randy Grossman, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, explained:

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“Violence on aircraft endangers the lives of all onboard. Attacks on flight crew members, who perform vital jobs to ensure passenger safety, will not be tolerated.”

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A video of the attack went viral at the time.

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It appears entirely unprovoked, and shows the flight attendant in evident distress…

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