A YouTuber with more than 1.6 million followers has posted a video of the moment that he was allegedly escorted off a plane at Heathrow for speaking in Arabic.
Adam Saleh, a 23-year-old New Yorker, said he was ordered off the Delta Airlines flight while still on the tarmac at Heathrow after the crew received more than 20 unspecified complaints from fellow passengers.
Mr Saleh can be heard saying: "Are you serious? I'm about to cry right now. You guys are racists. I cannot believe it. Because we said a word in a different language? And it's six white people against us bearded men?"
Delta has already issued a statement regarding the incident, writing: "Two customers were removed from this flight and later rebooked after a disturbance in the cabin resulted in more than 20 customers expressing their discomfort. We're conducting a full review to understand what transpired. We are taking allegations of discrimination very seriously; our culture requires treating others with respect."
Saleh has a history for making prank videos and previously made headlines for claiming he spent the entirety of a flight from Melbourne to Sidney zipped in a suitcase inside the plane's hold, a claim that was later debunked after Melbourne Airport CCTV footage showed it to be a hoax.
He filmed the entire trip from inside a suitcase and published the video online, however, the airline wrote an open letter denying his claims: "There are a few inconsistencies in your production that don't line up with reality.
"It gets pretty cold at 36,000 feet without any heating. Had you been in the baggage hold, by the time you arrived in Sydney you would have been a popsicle."
After being escorted from today's flight, Saleh posted on Twitter: "I will not let this issue go by. I will speak up and make sure anyone can speak any language in a plane."
The video has attracted a large amount of views on Twitter and much outraged support. At time of writing, #BoycottDelta was trending worldwide in reaction to the video.
However, others have expressed scepticism about Saleh's story based on his previous pranks.