Man bitten in the face by another passenger's emotional support dog on Delta flight


A man on a Delta flight from Atlanta, Georgia, to San Diego, California, was hospitalized after being repeatedly bitten in the face by another passenger's emotional support dog, according to the Associated Press.

Atlanta police report that Marlin Jackson, a Daphne, Alabama resident, was bitten by a Labrador retriever-pointer mix brought on a Delta flight by Ronald Mundy Jr., a member of the Marine Corps from Mills River, North Carolina.

Jackson was immediately removed from the flight and taken to an area hospital on Sunday with "severe injury to the face" and is said to be in stable condition.

Fellow passenger Bridget Maddox-Peoples told WAGA it was apparent that Jackson was badly injured when she saw him being taken off the plane.

"The gentleman's face was completely bloody, blood in his eyes, cheeks, nose, his mouth, his shirt was covered in blood," she told the outlet.

Although Mundy faces no charges over the incident, he was reportedly forced to take a later flight with his dog traveling inside a kennel.