The airline apologized for the employees’ behavior and said it was investigating the incident, according to the Associated Press. Delta said the pilot and flight attendant were replaced before the flight took off for Portland, Me. after a more than two-hour delay, the AP reported.
The flight was operated by Delta subsidiary Endeavor Air, which also apologized for the altercation.
“The actions of these crew members, as described, in no way reflects the respect, values and professionalism we expect from our employees,” Endeavor Air said in a statement to the Daily News.