SEATTLE – A woman who says being groped during an international flight, asked her to launch a campaign to draw attention to this mid-flight attacks and is now suing Delta Airlines.
Allison Dvaladze she says on a night flight from Seattle to Amsterdam in April 2016, when a stranger sat next to her, repeatedly grabbed her crotch.
The lawsuit was filed in U. S. District Court in Seattle on Tuesday, says she ran to the back of the plane to the attention of the crew.
She says flight attendants allowed her to change seats, but has no contact with law enforcement, and for the landing, the crew tried to get her to return to her original seat. She refused.
Delta has not immediately an e-mail seeking comment.
Dvaladze told The Seattle Times in a story published in December that the incident prompted her to launch a Facebook page to draw attention to the problem.