Yossi Adler & Jennie Adler: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Yossi Adler and Jennie Adler

WPLG screengrab Yossi Adler and Jennie Adler were kicked off American Airlines flight.

Yossi Adler, Jennie Adler, and their 19-month-old daughter were kicked off an American Airlines flight. The airline said it booted them because passengers complained of body odor, an allegation they dispute.

The Adlers told WPLG that they were vacationing in Miami and were set to fly home to Detroit Wednesday when they were escorted off the plane.

Yossi Adler told the news station that the airline told them passengers had complained about their body odor.

“There’s no body odor that we have,” Yossi Adler said. “There’s nothing wrong with us.”

Adler said he wants to know the real reason they were kicked off the flight.

“I want them to own up to what really happened and to tell me the truth,” he said. “What was it?”

Here’s what you need to know:


1. Yossi Adler and Jennie Adler Were Kicked Off American Airlines Flight Over ‘Body Odor’

Michigan family kicked off flight due to complaints about body odorA Michigan family on vacation in Miami was asked to leave their flight after passengers reportedly complained about their body odor, according to WPLG. Yossi Adler, his wife, and their 19-month daughter said they were booted from their American Airlines flight Wednesday night.2019-01-25T03:33:21.000Z

Yossi Adler told WPLG that he was vacationing in Miami with his wife Jennie and their 19-month-old daughter. After they boarded their American Airlines flight to head back to Detroit on Wednesday, a flight attendant asked them to get off the flight.

“All of a sudden, as soon as they took us off, they closed the gate and then they said, ‘Sorry, sir, some people complained you had body odor and we’re not letting you back on,'” Adler recalled.

“They said, ‘Sir, people have complained that you have body odor,'” Adler later told NBC News on Thursday. “I said: ‘Excuse me? I need to get home. There is no body odor on me.'”


2. The Airline Did Not Return Their Luggage

Family Kicked Off American Airlines Flight for Body Odor ComplaintsA Detroit family claims they were kicked off an American Airlines flight after passengers complained about their body odor. "There's no body odor that we have," Yossi Adler told WPLG. "There's nothing wrong with us." Yossi, his wife Jennie and their baby were wrapping up their vacation in Miami and heading back home to Detroit…2019-01-25T03:00:02.000Z

Jennie Adler told WPLG that they were told their luggage would be taken off the plane but she says that did not happen.

The family was left with just the clothes on their backs.

“They have our car seat, stroller, everything,” Jennie Adler said.


3. American Airlines Says ‘Body Odor’ Caused Incident

Family kicked off American Airlines flight after passengers complain about body odorA Detroit family claims they were kicked off an American Airlines flight after passengers complained about their body odor. Yossi Adler, his wife Jennie and their baby were wrapping up their vacation in Miami and heading back home to Detroit Wednesday night when they were escorted off their flight. Sade Baderinwa has more: https://7ny.tv/2R8eiNH Check…2019-01-25T06:00:02.000Z

The airline told WPLG in a statement that “body odor” was the reason the family was kicked off.

“Mr. Adler and his wife were removed from the flight when several passengers complained about their body odor,” the statement said.

“They have been booked into a hotel for the night and given meal vouchers. They have been rebooked on a flight Thursday,” it said.


4. Yossi Adler Thinks They Were Kicked Off For Being Jewish

Passenger Kicked Off Flight For Odor: 'I Shower Every Day!' | NBC NewsYossi Adler, 36, and his family were seated on their Miami-to-Detroit flight when ground crew asked them to step off the plane. American Airlines says they were booted over complaints of body odor. But the Adlers says they were singled out because they are Jewish. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC…2019-01-24T20:56:06.000Z

A video Yossi Adler shot of him arguing with the ground crew after they were taken off the plane shows him questioning whether they were kicked off for religious reasons.

“There’s a religious reason for some reason that they’re kicking me off the plane. We don’t have odor, OK? Nobody here has odor,” Adler says in the video.

“Now you told me for religious reasons you don’t shower, is that what you said?” an employee asks.

“No I didn’t!” Yossi Adler responded. “I shower every day. I said you kicked me off because of religious reasons.”


5. Jennie Adler Says The Incident Was ‘Embarassing’

Family kicked off plane for body odor; man thinks his religion is real reasonYossi Adler and his family are Orthodox Jews from Southfield, Mich. He believes his religion may have had something to do with him and his family being kicked off a plane. The airline said it was for their body odor.2019-01-25T12:03:32.000Z

Jennie Adler told WPLG the family was humiliated by the incident and asked others if they “smelled.’

“We stopped several people in the airport and, it’s embarrassing, but we asked them, ‘Do you think we smell? Because we just got kicked off a plane for smelling,” she told the station.

Yossi Adler rejected the airline’s explanation and wants to know the “real” reason they were kicked off.

“I want them to own up to what really happened and to tell me the truth,” he said. “What was it?”

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