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Woman on plane assaults police officer, crew member, another passenger on flight to McCarran

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Jane Coats (Source: LVMPD) Jane Coats (Source: LVMPD)

A woman on an American Airlines flight assaulted another passenger a crew member and later, a police officer on the plane from Chicago to Las Vegas, according to Metro Police.

Jane Coats is charged with battery on a protected person and failure to comply with airport rules and regulations.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were called to McCarran Airport to meet the flight to make contact with Coats when the plane arrived at its gate.

Ryan Flannigan was a passenger who said Coats assaulted him.

"It's like those people you see on Youtube, that go nuts," Flannigan said,

He was assigned a seat next to Coats. 

"She clocked me right across the face," he said. "She was mad because we were sitting on the tarmac." "She started going on about how we're all going to get carbon monoxide poisoning from staying on the plane too long."

As she was being escorted off the plane, she assaulted a police officer, Metro said.

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