TODAY   |  October 24, 2013

Passengers get unruly after flight delays in Fla.

Passengers at an airport in Fort Lauderdale are getting restless after being forced to sleep at the airport without explanation. Four Spirit Airlines flights have been either cancelled or delayed, NBC’s Mark Potter reports.

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>>> some passengers waiting for a spirit airlines flight became unruly. mark potter is in fort lauderdale to tell us what happened there. good morning.

>> reporter: good morning, natalie. passengers are furious at the hollywood international airport claiming that spirit grounded them here overnight. we can see from the board four flights from new york, denver, tampa, scheduled to leave in the 8:00 hour last night were still on the ground early this morning. at least two of those flights have left. we are told that ten other flights scheduled to leave this morning are notice delayed. passengers complained they were forced to keep her at the airport, they were not probably properly informed what was going on. as yet, we are still awaiting an explanation from spirit airlines .