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Airline apologizes after quadriplegic forced off flight

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by sniper2323, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. sniper2323

    sniper2323 The true north Idaho P.O.W.

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    http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/21/us-airline-quadriplegic-idUSTRE75K03E20110621

    Not a smart move.
     
  2. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    why couldn't they just roll him into the luggage compartment?
     
  3. Ballbuster1

    Ballbuster1 In The Danger Zone...
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    Insufficient info for an informed opinion. How fat was he the he needed an extension?
    Why wasn't it adequate? Could he not properly sit in the seat? Very vague story.
     
  4. mikeybot

    mikeybot SPANAKOPITA!!!

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    Was he a quadriplegic amputee? That'd make a little sense.

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    Agrees with me.
     
  5. Ego

    Ego The Only Thing Bigger Than My Head

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    Do they have to use the extension as extra support since he doesn't have control of the muscles that would allow him to remain upright in the seat with just the normal belt? Sort of like a makeshift harness?
     
  6. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Good. Go be quadriplegic somewhere else.
     
  7. Hoffman

    Hoffman Guess who's back? Hoffman's back

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    Was he too big to fit in the overhead bins?
     
  8. LastDeadMouse

    LastDeadMouse WWRBD?

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    I may be wrong, but I think the pilot has other more important things to do. He had to make a quick call based on the information given in order to insure the safety of your son. You should be thanking him.
     
  9. domelogic

    domelogic Registered User

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    Need more details but you know if something happened had the pilot just said no big deal there would be a lawsuit. Better to be safe than oh well you know.
     
  10. THE FEZ MAN

    THE FEZ MAN as a matter of fact i dont have 5$

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    snowboarding accident? quadriplegic? tough shit.
     
  11. Ego

    Ego The Only Thing Bigger Than My Head

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    He should be set adrift in a hot air balloon and ridiculed until he's out of earshot of any available bullhorn.
     
  12. WhiteHonkyDevil

    WhiteHonkyDevil El hombre de los moleculos!

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    Yes, both of the above... yet it was the airline that embarrassed him. Fuck him. The last thing they need is to hit turbulence and have rollerboy smashing all over the cabin.
     
  13. JoeyDVDZ

    JoeyDVDZ That's MR. MOJO, Motherfucker!

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    LOL! Clappy hands. :clap::clap::clap:
     
  14. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    what? it's not like he's going to get hurt or anything.
     
  15. WhiteHonkyDevil

    WhiteHonkyDevil El hombre de los moleculos!

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    No, but the damage he could do while pinballing the economy class seats would probably result in a hell of a lot more quads rolling out at the end of the flight.
     
  16. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.

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    This. At what point does someone just say "fuck seat belts"?
     
  17. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    they have working arms and legs. they can dodge him. fucking lazy able bodied people.
     
  18. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    they have working arms and legs. they can dodge him. fucking lazy able bodied people.
     

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