MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - Cellphone video captured a fight unfold on a Delta flight prior to takeoff from Miami International Airport.

The violent altercation between two passengers and a flight attendant on Monday night delayed the flight to Atlanta for more than four hours.

In a video posted to social media, one of the passengers can be seen punching the flight attendant before saying, “You shouldn’t have touched me. You shouldn’t have touched me. You pushed me.”

“It was very disgusting to see because it didn’t have to get to that point,” said Lauryn England, a reality star who filmed the fight.

7News was told the incident turned violent after the couple was asked to deplane following their refusal to comply with safety instructions from the flight crew.

“They didn’t want to comply with the rules, and so they were supposed to put out of the flight,” England said. “It was just a simple matter of put your seatbelt on, lifting your seat up or putting your mask on.”

The passengers got confrontational as they gathered their belongings, with the woman striking the flight attendant and accusing her of touching her. The other passengers and crew members eventually separated the two, and the couple is removed from the plane.

Delta Airlines released a statement to 7News reading in part, “We do not tolerate violence of any kind and this situation is currently under investigation. That’s why two customers who did not comply with crew safety instructions were asked to deplane Flight 1997.”

“It should be a lesson learned as far as just obeying the rules, and if you have an issue with a flight or airline, you need to talk that over with customer service and resolve the matter in a mature and adult way instead of putting your hands on, especially, someone who’s 63. This is kind of ridiculous,” England said.

The flight landed in Atlanta at around 1:30 a.m.

It remains unclear if the woman seen striking the flight attendant will be facing any charges.

It is a federal crime to assault a crew member on a plane.

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