Man arrested at Salt Lake airport after punching another passenger

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SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah man has been arrested after getting into a fight with another passenger at the Salt Lake International Airport over the weekend. Ledingham%2c David E. SO# 336530 mug

Police said David E. Ledingham sparked an argument with another passenger on a flight landing in Salt Lake City.

When the flight landed in Salt Lake, officials said Ledingham had more words with the passenger and was caught on camera punching the man in the stomach.

It appears in the video the gut punch was unprovoked.

The man Ledingham hit took him to the ground and subdued him until officers could take over.

The other passenger was not seriously injured.

Police said Ledingham admitted he had been drinking before the altercation.

Ledingham is facing assault and public intoxication charges.

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  • Darren Mcclish

    Why is this news today, April 28, 2015?
    The event occurred on 4/02/2015 according to the police report shown.
    And the event didn’t occur “over the weekend”. April 2, 2015 was a Thursday.

    Darren McClish

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