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Michigan couple sues airline after getting kicked off flight

3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago Friday, January 31 2020 Jan 31, 2020 January 31, 2020 12:05 PM January 31, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - A Michigan couple is suing American Airlines for discrimination after they were removed from a flight because the airline said the Orthodox Jewish couple smelled bad. Yehuda Yosef Adler, Jennie Adler and their then-19-month old daughter kicked off a Jan. 23, 2019, flight from Miami to Detroit by a gate agent. The Detroit Free Press reports that the lawsuit, filed Jan. 28 in a Texas federal court, alleges the agent said he knew Orthodox Jews only showered once per week. The Texas based airline issued a statement Thursday reiterating claims that several passengers and crew members complained about Yehuda Adler's odor.

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