Pilot Threatens To Turn Plane Around After Someone Kept Sending Him Nude Photos

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A Southwest Airlines pilot threatened to turn his plane around and deboard the entire aircraft after his phone was bombarded with nude photographs from the passengers.

It’s unclear when the incident happened, but it took place on a flight to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, according to a video shared on TikTok. One or more passengers were evidently using the AirDrop feature on their iPhones to spam the pilot with naked photographs.

“So here’s the deal, if this continues while we’re on the ground, I’m going to have to pull back to the gate, everybody’s going to have to get off, we’re going to have to get security involved and [your] vacation is going to be ruined,” the pilot warned passengers. “So, you folks, whatever that AirDrop thing is, quit sending naked pictures, and let’s get yourself to Cabo.”

@teighmars @robloxsouthwestair takes airdropping nudes very seriously. #AEJeansSoundOn #WorldPrincessWeek ♬ original sound – Teighlor Marsalis

The airline told the New York Post that the “safety, security and wellbeing of Customers and Employees is the Southwest Team’s highest priority at all times. When made aware of a potential problem, our employees address issues to support the comfort of those traveling with us.” (RELATED: Man Reportedly Kicked Off JetBlue Flight For Wearing ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Mask)

This isn’t the first time Southwest has had to deal with nudes flying around the ether inside of an aircraft. In June, a passenger was arrested upon landing after he sent a passenger photographs of his naked body via the AirDrop feature on his iPad, according to another Post report.