Flight delayed after woman brings squirrel on plane
By SOPHIA ROSENBAUM,
ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Oct 10, 2018, 12:59 PM ET
Police at a Florida airport removed a passenger who refused to get off a Cleveland-bound flight after she was found carrying an "emotional support squirrel."
Passengers had already boarded Frontier Airlines Flight 1612 at Orlando International Airport on Tuesday night when they were told there was a "situation" and everyone needed to get off the plane, according to passenger Brandon Nixon.
"Everyone was a little panicked. You expect the worst when they say something like that," the 24-year-old Ashland, Ohio resident said. "A lot of people were asking questions. People wanted to know what was going on."
As he exited the plane, Nixon said he asked a flight attendant if she had any other information. "All she said was 'a squirrel,'" he said.
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