Bennett said the infant began crying louder after he was hit.
“Hundley’s comments were racist and hateful,” Bennett said in a statement to KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/YyjZ58). “The family has numerous questions about how a passenger could get so violently out of control as to assault a toddler.”
Hundley was suspended from his job as president of Unitech Composites and Structures, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
Al Haase, president and chief executive of AGC Aerospace and Defense, Composites Group — Unitech’s parent company — said the firm was taking the matter seriously.
“In accordance with our company’s personal conduct policy, we have suspended the employee pending investigation,” Haase said in a statement.