A video of a Southwest Airways pilot saying he’ll “pull again” the airplane and return to the gate if passengers don’t cease sending nude photographs over AirDrop has gone viral.
The incident occurred earlier than takeoff to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in keeping with a TikTok video that captured the weird announcement.
The video, which person Taylor Marsalis (@teighmars) uploaded Thursday, had acquired greater than 2.8 million views as of Wednesday afternoon. The caption of the video says Southwest “takes airdropping nudes very critically.”
“Right here’s the deal,” the pilot says over the intercom within the video. “If this continues whereas we’re on the bottom, I’m going to have to drag again to the gate, everyone’s going to must get off, we’re going to must get safety concerned, and trip goes to be ruined.”
“No matter that AirDrop factor is — stop sending bare photos. Let’s get your self to Cabo,” he added.
“File this beneath ‘Stuff a pilot shouldn’t must say to the cabin’” a TikTok person wrote within the feedback.
One other person cautioned these touring, “Flip your air drop off in public, ESPECIALLY at airports.”
It’s unclear when the TikTok video was recorded. Marsalis didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark Wednesday. She told Insider that she “thought the pilot dealt with the state of affairs ‘completely.'”
In a press release to NBC Information, a spokesperson for Southwest Airways wrote: “The security, safety and wellbeing of Prospects and Workers is the Southwest Crew’s highest precedence always. When made conscious of a possible drawback, our Workers deal with points to assist the consolation of these touring with us.”