Southwest Airlines worker hospitalized after passenger punches her in head, Texas authorities say
An employee of Southwest Airlines was hospitalized after being struck by a passenger at Dallas Love Field Airport. - The Dallas Morning News/TNS

A Southwest Airlines worker was hospitalized after a passenger punched her, Texas officials said. Arielle Jean Jackson, 32, had boarded a plane at Dallas Love Field when police said she got into an argument with an operations agent on Saturday, Nov. 13. After Jackson was told to get off the plane, she started arguing with another worker and hit her with “a closed fist (on) the head,” according to the Dallas Police Department. The worker was also an operations agent, someone who helps manage the plane’s weight and oversees the boarding process, according to the airline’s website. Police in a ne...