Woman becomes unsuspecting victim of mid-air SCORPION attack on United Airlines flight (PHOTO)
A routine flight across the United States came to resemble a scene from a bizarre Hollywood film after a passenger was bitten by a scorpion. The woman was transferred to hospital after landing at her destination.
The United Airlines flight, traveling from San Francisco to Atlanta, apparently had some unwanted cargo on board. A female passenger who felt a stinging sensation reportedly inspected herself in the aircraft’s bathroom, only to discover a scorpion in the leg of her pants. The arachnid was eventually captured by the plane’s crew.
A photo shows the airborne invertebrate animal in what appears to be a cardboard box used to serve meals on board.
In a statement, United Airlines said that the flight had been met by medical personnel after arriving in Atlanta.
“We have been in contact with our customer to ensure her well-being,” the airline said.
It’s not clear how the eight-legged creature managed to slip onto the plane undetected.
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