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An emotional support dog attacked another passenger at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport on a Delta flight bound for San Diego. This happened onboard a 737-900 aircraft prior to pushback as the dog bit a fellow coach passenger causing a bloody scene onboard ultimately resulting in the passenger to be taken to the hospital.
Emotional Support Dog Attacks Delta Passenger Onboard
Per Fox 5 Atlanta,
Frightening moments out of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after a Delta spokesperson said a passenger was bitten by an emotional support dog aboard a Delta flight.
Delta said the passenger had to be taken off the flight to receive medical attention
Prior to pushback of flight 1430, ATL-SAN, a passenger sustained a bite from another passenger’s emotional support dog. The customer who was bitten was removed from the flight to receive medical attention. Local law enforcement cleared the dog, and the dog and its owner were re-accomodated on a later flight; the dog will fly in a kennel.
This incident makes you wonder how legitimate this emotional support animal was? There are websites such as Certapet where you can get an emotional support letter to avoid being charged airline pet fees, so it’s unclear if that was the case here or not.
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