‘Homophobic’ first-class passenger arrested after allegedly assaulting, yelling slurs at Delta Air Lines attendant

A first-class passenger aboard a Friday Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Phoenix was arrested following a series of allegedly escalating homophobic remarks that a criminal complaint states ended in a physical assault on an airline attendant in mid-flight.According to NBC News’ Minyvonne Burke and Kurt Chirbas, Christopher Alexander Morgan failed to comply with basic airline instructions before the plane left the ground at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, refusing to buckle his seatbelt or raise his seatback to its upright position in the first-class cabin.