Man's Racist Ryanair Rant Caught On Camera

A man on a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to London Stansted airport threatened to "push" a fellow passenger if she didn't change seats.

The older man, seated in the window seat, appeared to be threatening a woman in her 70s in a video posted to Twitter.

In the video the man can be heard shouting racially abusive things to the woman as he demands she move from his row of seats.

"Don't talk to me in a foreign language, you stupid ugly cow," the man yelled at the woman.

The woman's daughter was on the same flight and told The Huffington Post the altercation started because her mother, who has arthritis, took some extra time to move out of her seat to let the man past.

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One passenger seated behind the man came to the woman's aid, as did Ryanair staff. The woman was moved to a different section of the aircraft by staff, while a passenger told the man to “calm down”.

Ryanair did not remove the man from the flight, despite some passengers calling out to staff, suggesting they do so.

The man has been referred to Essex Police, who are currently investigating the incident.

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Contact Siobhan at skenna@networkten.com.au