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A woman who went viral for her foul-mouthed rant at a fellow passenger on an American Airlines flight has been identified - and we've finally got some insight into what prompted the bizarre incident.

You might have seen the viral footage of a woman walking down the aisle of her plane while saying she was going to get off the flight.

"I'm telling you, I'm getting the f**k off," she begins to the rows of seated passengers before identifying the source of her distress by pointing towards the back of the plane.

"There's a reason why I'm getting the f**k off and everyone can either believe it or they can not believe it. I don't give two f**ks but I am telling you right now that motherf**k, that motherf**ker back there is not real.

"You can sit on this plane and you can f**king die with him or not, I'm not going to."

The woman's rant got her removed from the plane and she wasn't allowed back on.

All in all it was a rather strange encounter and it resulted in the plane being delayed for about three hours, while the video was shared to TikTok and spread like wildfire.

Now the New York Post reports that they've seen documents which shed further light onto who this woman was and just why she was so unhappy.

They report that the woman shouting about how another passenger was 'not real' is Tiffany Gomas, a Texas woman who had to be removed from the plane by staff despite saying she wasn't going to be sticking around on the flight.

According to police documents, the whole fracas began when Gomas had a falling out with some family members she was travelling with after she thought they were trying to steal her AirPods.

That's right, this whole incident and a plane being delayed for several hours stems from a family argument over a set of AirPods.

The whole thing started because she thought relatives also on the plane were stealing her AirPods.

In the end everyone onboard the flight was forced to disembark as airline staff decided the passengers needed to be 'rescreened', which means they all had to get off the plane.

Gomas was then not allowed to board the plane again and the Post reports that when police arrived she was 'distraught' and wanted to get back on her flight.

They report that the airline manager told her she needed to leave and was escorted back to the public area of the airport, but tried several times more to board the flight.

Police eventually found her again waiting for an Uber, throughout the entire incident she was never arrested or taken into custody.

Featured Image Credit: TikTok/@texaskansasnnn

Topics: Travel, TikTok, Social media