Scorpion Sighting Delays Easyjet Flight

Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

EasyJet (UK) A319-100 G-EZBI (14-William Shakespeare)(Grd) SEN (KDB)(46)-MAn easyJet flight was delayed, leaving the passengers stranded, after a scorpion was found on the aircraft.

 
A passenger raised the alarm after noticing the arachnid on flight EZY6883 from Glasgow to Paris on Monday.

 
The journey from Paris to Glasgow was delayed overnight after the creature was seen.

 
EasyJet said the aircraft will be fumigated as a precaution before it takes off on Tuesday.

 

The plane is being held at Charles de Gaulle airport in the French capital to be fumigated.

 
An easyJet spokesman said: “easyJet can confirm that a passenger reported to crew that a scorpion was on board flight EZY6883 from Glasgow to Paris Charles de Gaulle.

 
“The safety and comfort of our passengers and crew is always our highest priority so, as a precaution, the aircraft will be fumigated before its next flight, EZY6884 to Glasgow, which is delayed overnight as a result.

 
“Although this is outside of our control, we would like to apologise for any inconvenience to the passengers.”

 
A statement on the airline’s website says passengers are being offered overnight accommodation in hotels.

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