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United Airlines FIRES worker for brawl with ex-NFL player Brendan Langley

United Airlines FIRES worker for brawl with ex-NFL player Brendan Langley

Exclusive: Rooted! A United Airlines employee was fired for slapping ex-NFL player Brendan Langley (before he was punched so hard that he flew on the baggage carrier)

  • The brawl occurred at the United Airlines baggage claim office at Newark Airport in New Jersey on Thursday, May 19
  • Brendan Langley is commercial hits filmed for passengers with an unnamed United Airlines operator
  • Langley played briefly in the NFL before joining the Calgary Stampeders for one season last year
  • The fight footage doesn’t show how it started – everything released so far shows the worker throwing the first punch
  • He was fired on Monday but has yet to be charged by the Port Authority, while Langley has been charged
  • Langley was accused of using a wheelchair to transport his luggage instead of a paid baggage cart
  • He was booked by the Port Authority on one count of assault but the airline operator has not been charged
  • Do you know the United Airlines operator in the video? Email [email protected]

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United Airlines has fired an airline worker who was filmed arguing with ex-NFL player Brendan Langley in Newark last Thursday, but the worker remains unidentified and has not been charged over the incident.

DailyMail.com can reveal that Brendan Langley, 27, was arrested Thursday, May 19 at 11.03 a.m. after exchanging blows with an unnamed United Airlines operator.

The videos show the couple arguing and all the footage released so far shows the airline operator throwing the first punch.

But Langley, who once played for the NFL in the Denver Broncos and most recently played for Canada’s Calgary Stampeders, was the only one arrested.

It is unclear why the airline worker was not booked. Instead, he was taken to hospital for treatment for a wound to his eye, while Langley was booked on the grounds of minor assault on Thursday.

The battle is believed to have begun when Langley used a wheelchair to move his belongings, rather than a $5 paid baggage cart.

United Airlines declined to name the passenger or explain exactly what happened, but a spokesperson told DailyMail.com that the worker has now been fired.

Brendan Langley was arrested at the airport on Thursday on charges of

Brendan Langley was arrested at the airport on Thursday on charges of

Brendan Langley was arrested at the airport Thursday for “assaulting” a United Airlines worker. The brawl video went viral, didn’t it

A United Airlines worker hit a passenger at the airport check-in counter before punching him on the floor

A United Airlines worker hit a passenger at the airport check-in counter before punching him on the floor

An employee is left bloodied on the baggage conveyor belt after a fierce altercation at Newark Airport

An employee is left bloodied on the baggage conveyor belt after a fierce altercation at Newark Airport

Footage posted online shows the employee struggling to his feet after suffering several severe blows to the head

Footage posted online shows the employee struggling to his feet after suffering several severe blows to the head

The united worker managed to deliver one punch, but then was hit to the ground, flying behind the check-in desk and onto the carousel.

He stumbled back to his feet, stumbling in the direction of the passenger who exclaimed incredulously: “Want more? He wants more!

Other airline workers intervened, and then the police removed the passenger from the airport.

United did not say whether the airline worker was disciplined for his role in the fight.

In a statement, a spokesperson only said: “United Airlines does not tolerate violence of any kind at our airports or on board our aircraft, and we are working with local authorities to further investigate this matter.”

The Ports Authority did not comment on whether charges were expected for the United worker.

Langley, 27, has not commented on the arrest.  He's from Georgia but recently lived in Calgary

Langley, 27, has not commented on the arrest.  He's from Georgia but recently lived in Calgary

Langley, 27, has not commented on the arrest. He’s from Georgia but recently lived in Calgary

The footage shared does not show the start of the fight but does show the employee hitting the passenger in the face

The footage shared does not show the start of the fight but does show the employee hitting the passenger in the face

The footage shared does not show the start of the fight but does show the employee hitting the passenger in the face

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