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Man Kicked Off Flight After Argument Over Baggy Pants

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Jul 31, 2012 9:15PM

Spirit Airlines staff kicked a man off of a flight at O'Hare after he became "verbally abusive" when asked to pull up his pants.

Flight attendants said his pants were "excessively low," hanging below his buttocks, according to the Tribune.

The unnamed man, who we'll call Sir Saggy Pants, was boarding a Spirit Airlines flight from O'Hare to Orlando on Sunday morning when flight attendants said he threatened them with physical harm during an argument over his pants.

He was asked to deplane, and law enforcement escorted Sir Saggy and his companion from the plane.

Spirit says it has a code requiring customers wear shoes and "adequate" clothing, and its staff may ask customers to comply if it's in the best interest of others.

The man and woman were put on a different flight to Orlando later the same day.