It wasn't immediately clear what started the fight or if the two men knew each other prior to the flight.
One man was arrested and another was hurt after a fistfight on a Southwest Airlines flight from Dallas to California Sunday morning. Another passenger suffered a bruise and swelling of the left eye and a small cut on the left side of his nose.
The video ends just as other passengers pull the two men apart.
"What is wrong with you?" a female passenger asks, imploring the men to stop, the video shows.
A passenger aboard an Oakland-bound flight from Dallas was arrested after a vicious brawl with another passenger during a stopover in Burbank in an incident caught on camera.
"When I turned, I saw her coming down, she was running actually, and then I started videoing, she was running down the aisle toward danger and then she got trapped", said Krause. He also described the scene as one of "total chaos", and praised the flight attendant as a "hero" for getting between the two men.
The grainy 22-second scene of grown men flailing, tumbling and pummeling on an airplane lingered on social media for a couple of days before breaking out onto television newscasts and news organizations' websites.
Cable is still in custody at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles without bail under a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation hold, jail records show.
The video was captured by Twitter user Nick Krause, whose post has been retweeted hundreds of times. A flight attendant tried to break it up but ended up falling.
Southwest spokeswoman Alyssa Eliasen says police were summoned and one passenger was arrested, while another incurred minor injuries that didn't prevent further travel.