A Texas woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she was sexually assaulted on a flight operated by American Airlines and crew members did nothing to help her.
The lawsuit was filed in May against Iberia Airlines and American Airlines in Tarrant County court, but the case has now been transferred to U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Texas in Fort Worth, according to Daily Mail.
In the lawsuit, the woman said that she and her husband had traveled to Paris on an Iberia Airlines flight operated by American Airlines in May 2017. According to court documents obtained by the Forth Worth Star-Telegram, she said that her husband was not sitting with her but was sitting ‘several rows’ away,
She said she took pain medication, which was prescribed following a recent operation, and then fell asleep.
According to Daily Mail, the woman claimed that she later woke up with pain in her vaginal area and the man sitting beside her put his hand near her genitals.
When she tried to push his hand away, he tried to make her quiet with a threatening gesture. Continue reading through this link