Jewish family says kicked off plane for 'religious reason' not body odor


Jennie and Yossi Adler, along with their 19-month-old daughter were escorted from their American Airlines flight from Miami to Detroit after some passengers made complaints about their body odour. There's nothing wrong with us'. "I want them to own up to what really happened and to tell me the truth", Adler said.

An American Airlines spokesperson issued a statement to Yahoo Lifestyle, saying, "They were asked to deplane after multiple passengers, along with our crew members and Miami airport team, were concerned about the comfort of our other passengers due to the odor".

Adler was then told other people had complained about his family's body odor, and that his family would have to leave.

"I shower every day", Adler said. "I have kids at home, they are waiting for me, I need to get home".

The family was told American Airlines would remove their luggage from their plane, but they did not, Adler said.

A MI couple and their 19-month-old daughter were removed from an American Airlines flight after the airline told them that other passengers and crew members had complained about their body odor. "Because we just got kicked off a plane for smelling, '" Jennie told WPLG.

"They [had] our vehicle seat, stroller, everything", Jennie explained.

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"As I go to the gate...they are all holding their nose, using paper to blow around their nose, you know pretending it smells", the man said.

Adler used his cell phone to film video of himself talking with staff after they were taken off the flight.

"Our team members took care of the family and provided hotel accommodations and meals, and rebooked them on a flight to Detroit this morning", the statement continued.

American Airlines said it's investigating after a woman in a wheelchair was left in an airport overnight following a canceled flight.

Because of what happened to them, Jennie shared that she has stopped people and asked them if they smelled bad.

An American Airlines jet is seen in the air preparing to land at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in Rosemont, Illinois.

The Adlers later sent a text message acknowledging that they took off back to Detroit. "And those were the managers - they were embarrassing us in front of everybody".