Southwest pilot cited after allegedly fighting with flight attendant over masks at hotel

The alleged attack happened Oct. 18 at a bar in San Jose, where pilots and flight attendants were spending the night after a flight, USA Today reported. 

There was “a disagreement over mask-wearing or masks” and the pilot was cited for assault and battery, said San Jose police Sgt. Christian Camarillo. The case was being referred to the San Clara County District Attorney’s Office for review and possible charges, Camarillo added.

CALIFORNIA MAN ARRESTED, CHARGED IN AMERICAN AIRLINES ATTACK ON FLIGHT ATTENDANT

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 aircraft seen at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport on Feb. 25, 2020. (Photo by Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 aircraft seen at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport on Feb. 25, 2020. (Photo by Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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