Florida Woman Fakes In-Flight Medical Emergency After Being Denied Larger Seat

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A woman demanding a larger seat on an American Airlines flight is in custody after faking a medical condition that prompted the pilot to head back to a Florida airport.

“Once airborne, she told them she wanted a bigger seat. The pilot declared an emergency… once they got on the ground, she made it clear that she was faking the medical condition to get a bigger seat,” said Mike Wood, Pensacola Police Department public information officer.

Flight crews summoned authorities once the Miami-bound flight arrived back to Pensacola, where it originally took off from, early Friday morning.


Article URL: https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Florida-Woman-Fakes-In-Flight-Medical-Emergency-After-Being-Denied-Larger-Seat-565612012.html

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