Woman Allegedly Attacks Snoring Plane Passenger

Air rage is on the rise as seats, legroom and personal space get smaller.
1:32 | 04/18/15

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on his head, and was the king of clubs of the deck used to identify key members of hussein's team. And air rage, you can see this on his sleeve, a woman reportedly annoyed by his loud snoring. David Kerley with the story tonight. Reporter: This pen turned into a weapon, on a man who was snoring. Imagine being asleep and then being stung by bees, and waking up and going, ow! Reporter: Police board. The evidence, blue ink on his shirt, from the pokes or stabs from the woman sitting next to him. This all happened before take-off from Chicago. She was smirking and she said zero. Reporter: She was escorted off. Personal space invasion that can get nasty. Remember this woman, sleeping on a man's lap? Or the woman who last year threw a soda in a man's face because he used a pair of those knee defenders to keep her seat from reclining? If you talk to flight attendants, air rage is on the rise. Partly because of packed planes and the incredible shrinking seat. Narrower, and from 34 inches of leg room a couple of decades ago, cut to 32, 30 -- even 28 inches in some low fare operators. We're H headed to more trouble unless we take this seriously. Reporter: The woman with the pen was not charged. She was put on a later flight to New Hampshire. David? David, thank you. And we turn to a different kind of travel nightmare

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