Mitt Romney and his wife Ann were threatened aboard an Air Canada flight bound for the U.S. Olympics. Updates as available.
The Romneys were sitting in Row 15 Economy Class awaiting takeoff.
The man sitting in front of Mr. Romney’s wife dropped his seat back and when Mr. Romney asked him to move it upright for takeoff, the man became “physically violent.” Another report said that the man tried to strike Mr. Romney.The crew intervened. The pilot returned to the gate and the man and his luggage were removed from the flight. According to The BostonHerald the man was arrested.
“Gov. Romney did not retaliate,” said Mr. Fehrnstrom.