[WATCH] Elderly woman racially attacked on airplane

A video showing a white man hurling racial slurs and swearing at an elderly black woman for sitting next to him has gone viral. This took place on a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to London.

A fellow passenger David Lawrence filmed the incident and posted the video online.

He wrote:

'This is the footage I recorded whilst on a Ryanair flight on 19 Oct 2018.

In the clip, you can see and hear the man call the elderly woman an ugly black bastard.

He continually threatened physical violence and racial slurs and RYANAIR did nothing! The elderly lady was moved to another seat whilst the man was allowed to continue his journey with extra room and onboard service.'

He also threatened the woman with violence: “I’ll tell you this,” the man told her. “If you don’t go to another seat, I’ll put you into another seat.”

The woman eventually asked if she could go to her daughter.

The video went viral over the weekend with people outraged that she felt forced to move seats and he was not removed from the plane.

Ryanair said it "will not tolerate unruly behaviour like this".

The budget airline tweeted on Sunday that it is aware of the incident and has reported the matter to the Essex police.

Please be warned: the video contains strong language:

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