Family kicked off American Airline flight due to complaints about body odor

American Airlines removed a family from a plane on Wednesday after passengers and crew members complained one of the family members smelled

American Airlines removed a family from a plane on Wednesday after passengers and crew members complained one of the family members smelled

There's nothing wrong with us'. Yossi Adler insists there was "no body odor" and that he wants the airline to "own up to what really happened", which he thinks may have to do with the fact that they're Jewish.

Last year, American Airlines hit the headlines after a passenger was removed from a flight, also at Miami, because of the size of her cello, even though she had bought a seat for the instrument.

The airline is not addressing any allegations with religious discrimination, saying the issue was with body odor and the comfort of other passengers - and the Adler family is not buying it.

"No I didn't! I shower every day".

An American Airlines employee can be heard asking Adler, "Now you told me for religious reasons you don't shower, is that what you said?".

Adler says things only got worse when he and his family got to the gate to set up a different flight.

Adler said the airline had promised to take their luggage - including their auto seat and stroller - off the plane but it instead went to Detroit without them.

A Detroit family taking an American Airlines flight home from vacation in Miami was kicked off the plane Wednesday after other passengers complained about their smell. "I said you kicked me off because of religious reasons", Adler shot back at him.

Jennie Adler said they began approaching people in the airport terminal for a second opinion.

Adler says they did get their luggage back when they returned to Detroit on Thursday.

Speaking to NBC News in Detroit, the family said they believe they were kicked from the flight due to their religion, not because they smell.

"I said it's because of my religion you kicked me off the plane - it's anti-Semitism that you kicked me off the plane", said Adler.

"Our team members took care of the family and provided hotel accommodations and meals, and rebooked them on a flight to Detroit this morning", the statement continued.

Another woman who claims to have been on the flight took to Twitter to back up American Airline's claim. They were embarrassing us in front of everybody. He thought we don't take showers for that.

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