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Oman Air passenger bitten by centipede

Posted 30 January 2017 · Add Comment

A passenger on an Oman Air flight has been bitten by a centipede.

The airline said in a statement:  “We regret to inform that a guest during boarding of flight number 101 from Muscat to London Heathrow was bitten by a “centipede” which was hidden in the pocket of his jacket. Immediately after the incident, Oman Air Team requested for medical attention and the affected guest was taken for treatment accompanied by his family.

“Oman Air apologises for the inconvenience caused to its valued guests, confirming giving its utmost priority to the safety and wellbeing of the guests, and extends its appreciation for their understanding and cooperation. Flight WY 101 departed with a delay of 1 hour and 18 minutes.”

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