Kat Pitman Biography
Has a stranger ever AirDropped you? What was it? ? #KatPitman said she had boarded a Southwest to Chicago when the inappropriate messages started popping up. She showed the inappropriate… https://t.co/d5LWAhPh2q
— HONEY GERMAN (@HoneyGerman) June 16, 2019
Kat Pitman said she had boarded Southwest Flight 1388 in Chicago on Friday morning en route to Louisville and was texting her husband when the inappropriate messages started appearing on her phone.
Kat Pitman Received N*de Pics AirDrop Feature iPhone
Southwest Airlines passenger “bombarded by inappropriate photos and videos via Airdrop.”
Kat Pitman told flight attendants who announced on the plane’s PA system that the anonymous sender, only known by the vulgar name “Dildo Baggins,” to stop.https://t.co/7vZxTZsmJ3
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 15, 2019
A woman on a Southwest Airlines flight says a stranger bombarded her with n*de and explicit photos right before take off using the iPhone AirDrop feature.
The AirDrop messages, which allows people to send messages to nearby devices using Bluetooth or WiFi, were sent by a person whose username was a crude version of The Hobbit’s Bilbo Baggins.
It was just very explicit. It just shocked me,’ Pittman told USA Today.
She immediately turned off AirDrop but turned it back on briefly so she could screenshot the person’s username.
Pitman said she had been sent two more AirDrop messages that included a video and another graphic photo.
Kat Pitman was settling into her aisle seat on a Southwest Airlines flight, when her iPhone buzzed. She looked down to see an AirDrop request. Someone she didn’t recognize was sending her a pornographic image. https://t.co/V3wfefxDZW
— IndyStar (@indystar) June 15, 2019
She showed her phone and the inappropriate messages to the flight attendants ahead of taking off.
Pitman said they responded by calling out the sender over the intercom, telling ‘Mr. Baggins’ to stop AirDropping.
“AirDrop messages allows people to send messages to nearby devices using Bluetooth or WiFi “
Who was Pics Sender AirDrop Feature iPhone to Katpitman
The sender was never identified but he refrained from sending further messages.
CYBER-FLASHING VIA AIRDROP – There is a new perverted trend happening using the AirDrop feature on smartphones. An example was when a female passenger, Kat Pitman on a recent Southwest airplane flight received a notification once she was seated for an ai…https://t.co/dYrpmr29XG
— Michael Martin (@mjmartin6) June 15, 2019
‘There was no question. They weren’t like, ‘What’s AirDrop?’ They just took care of it,” Pitman said of the flight attendants.
‘They continued to check on me during the flight and as I left the flight. I just was incredibly impressed.’
Southwest Airlines Statements
A Southwest spokesman confirmed that a passenger had sent the lewd photos on the flight.
‘The safety and comfort of all of our customers is our highest concern, and we don’t condone such inappropriate behavior,” he said in a statement.
‘Our crews are equipped to respond quickly and appropriately to address these concerns expressed by our customers, which is exactly what they did in this case.’
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Kat Pitman said she had boarded Southwest Flight 1388 in Chicago on Friday morning when the inappropriate messages started appearing
- The AirDrop messages were sent by a person whose username was a crude version of The Hobbit’s Bilbo Baggins
- She received multiple nude and explicit photos and videos from the passengers
- She showed her phone and the inappropriate messages to the flight attendants who used the intercom to ask Mr Baggins to stop AirDropping