A 27-year-old former NFL player, Brendan Langley, charged with assault after being filmed in a fight with a United Airlines worker The fight took place at the United Airlines bag drop counter at Newark Airport in New Jersey on Thursday, May 19.
Brendan Langley was the passenger who filmed the commercial hit with an anonymous United Airlines worker. Langley briefly played in the NFL before joining the Calgary Stampeders for one season last year. Footage of the fight doesn’t show how it started or who threw the first punch.
Brendan is accused of using a wheelchair to transport his luggage instead of a paid luggage cart. He was booked by the Port Authority on an assault charge, but the airline workers were not charged. Unidos has not commented on whether the worker remains in his position or not.
The United Airlines passenger was filming fighting with a Newark airport employee in the viral. Brendan was arrested on Thursday, May 19 at 11:03 AM after exchanging blows with an anonymous United Airlines worker.
The video shows the pair fighting, but almost all footage shows airline workers taking the first hit. But Langley, who played in the NFL for the Denver Broncos. But last played for the Calgary Stampeders in Canada, he was the only one arrested.
Brendan was charged with simple assault on Thursday. The United Airlines worker was taken to the hospital to receive treatment for his injuries, but he was not arrested. The fight is believed to have started when Langley used a wheelchair to transport his luggage instead of the $5 paid luggage cart.