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College Students Create Controversy With Harlem Shake On Flight
Students from Colorado College did a popular dance called the Harlem Shake on a Frontier Flight over President's Day weekend.
It was posted on YouTube, where it's been viewed more than 450,000 times.
But not everyone is convinced it was all fun and games.
The Harlem Shake is the latest viral-video dance craze, giving Gangnam Style a run for its money.
They usually start with one person dancing alone and then others jump in.
Now the FAA is looking into this video.
It depicts a dance on a frontier airlines flight in mid-air from Denver to San Diego organized by a group of students from Colorado College's Ultimate Frisbee Team.
The FAA wants to know if the plane was on final approach and if passengers should've been buckled up.
A Frontier Airlines spokeswoman says, "All safety measures were followed and the seat belt sign was off."
Former airline pilot Jim Tillmon says an airplane is not a place for fun and games.
"Is it fun? Maybe. Is it cute? Maybe. Is it good judgment. No,” said Tillmon.
A YouTube search turns up plenty of other Harlem Shakers on planes.
A group of cheerleaders from Toronto was headed to a competition and says it did its shake during a layover.
However, in the Colorado case, Tillmon says he hopes the FAA gives Frontier Airlines a strong warning. He thinks the crew should never have let the dance go on.