A man sneezed on US Airways Flight 850 from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, and then was foolish enough to joke afterwards that he may be infected with Ebola. The flight attendants, unwilling to take any chances, called for security.
When the flight attendant was asking the passengers to remain calm, she said “I think the man who said this is an idiot.”
From the video description:
Once we landed in Punta Cana we were told by the flight attendants that there was a situation and that a passenger may have been in Africa and had Ebola. She was certain it was a hoax but they did not take any chances and had a full hazmat crew board the plane and take the passenger off. It was later confirmed that the passenger was never in Africa and after 2hrs we were finally able to get off the plane.
When the plane landed, a security team in full hazmat suits came to escort the man from the plane. As they were escorting the man off the plane, you could hear people saying he’s from Africa, to which he replied “I ain’t from Africa, sh*t.”
Two hours later, it was determined that the man was “joking” and everyone was allowed to get off the plane.
We agree with the flight attendant. IDIOT.
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