Wild video captures moment brawl erupts on Spirit flight to Puerto Rico

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A passenger aboard a Spirit Airlines flight from New Jersey to Puerto Rico captured a wild brawl that erupted when the plane landed in San Juan, where a woman who reportedly refused to wear a mask was tasered by cops.

The woman — identified as Nyasy Veronique Payne — “provoked an incident by acting in what witnesses called an aggressive, hostile, & defiant behavior,” Puerto Rico police said, according to CBS reporter and passenger David Begnaud.

The mayhem erupted about 7 p.m. Sunday at the Luis Munoz Marin Airport, where the woman allegedly struck 28-year-old Javier Lopez Cruz, Begnaud said on Twitter.

Another passenger recorded the melee in which the woman, who is wearing a mask around her chin, is seen yelling at a man in a white T-shirt.

“Stop! Stop! Calm down!” someone is heard shouting during the free-for-all as the woman tries to attack the man before she is zapped.

In a series of tweets, Begnaud said he spoke to a passenger named Alfredo, who told him the aggressor had been punched before she went on the offensive.

“Alfredo says during the flight, a young man was moving about the plane, switching seats and not wearing a mask. Flight attendants, according to Alfredo, instructed the man to stop switching seats & to wear his mask,” he wrote.

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“The man didn’t stop. When the plane landed police were called,” Begnaud added.

Alfredo told the reporter that three women who appeared to be traveling with the man also were not wearing masks – and were moving about the cabin while the seatbelt sign was on.

“The flights (sic) attendants — Alfredo says — asked the women to stay seated a (sic) wear a mask,” he wrote.

Apparently, the violence began upon landing when three male passengers began yelling racist and homophobic slurs at the three black women, including Payne, who retaliated, according to Alfredo.

Although she may have acted in self-defense initially, she reportedly continued attacking passengers, according to reports.

Payne was spent the night in the slammer and her bail was set at $150,000, according to onemileatatime.com.

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