Hasidic Family Kicked Off Flight Over Maskless Baby

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(TJVNEWS) A Hasidic Jewish family says they have kicked off a flight because they refused to make their 18-month-old baby wear a mask, while passengers claimed Frontier Airlines staff performed celebratory high-fives after the incident.

Despite the policy being that children aged under 2 do not have to wear masks, the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC) says the family were told “to get off because their 18-month-old had no mask.

The incident has gone viral on Twitter

Frontier Airlines put out a statement claiming that the family was removed because adults were refusing to wear masks, according to the company’s Twitter post  The above videos posted on Twitter however indicate that every family member was wearing a mask, except for the baby.