Passenger strips naked on Spirit flight leaving McCarran

LAS VEGAS - Medical responders are checking up on a passenger who stripped naked on a Spirit flight which was getting ready to leave Las Vegas. 

The passenger removed their clothes while the flight to Oakland was boarding, according to Chris Jones, McCarran International Airport. 

The passenger then attempted to approach a flight attendant, Jones said. Officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to the gate. 

The passenger is now receiving medical treatment in reference to a medical episode, according to Lt. Carlos Hank, LVMPD.

8 News NOW has reached out to Spirit for a comment but has not heard back yet. 

This is a developing story. 


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