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Two Republic Airways flight crew members have been fired after they were filmed fighting on a jet bridge during a layover in Denver.
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The video, first obtained by FlyerTalk, seemingly shows a lover's quarrel, according to DailyMail. But the brutal scene from September, shortly after a Republic Airways flight landed at Denver International Airport, is everything but loving.
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In the video, a male pilot is seen charging toward a female colleague, alleged to be his ex-girlfriend, while on the jet bridge. The DailyMail reported the pilot apparently spit at the woman. In response, the woman slapped him in the face to which the pilot then threw two brutal punches her way: one to her face and another to her stomach.
Then the video cuts off.
Now, the widely circulated footage is at the center of a police investigation. The employees, identified as William Thomas, 36, and Marisha Sporer, 29, are charged with assault and disturbing the peace.