Thursday, June 30, 2011

Remember Snakes on a Plane?

Fortunately, there was only one scorpion:

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon man got a big surprise on a commercial flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska, when he was stung by a scorpion while sitting in his plane seat.
Jeff Ellis of West Linn said he was trying to sleep on a red-eye Alaska Airlines flight June 17 when he felt something in his sleeve and tried to brush it away. He said he felt the crawling again, looked down and saw the culprit.

Read more: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2011/06/30/1710072/ore-man-stung-by-scorpion-on-commercial.html#ixzz1Qm5wCrkI
The little fella apparently boarded the plane in Texas.  How did TSA miss him?

4 comments:

Guffaw in AZ said...

Well, we know it wasn't in anyone's skivvies!

w said...

They were too busy harassing grannies and little kids to be bothered with the scorpion!

mariner said...

It was probably wearing a TSA uniform.

Alan said...

TSA didn't want to be accused of astrological profiling.