United Airlines is back in the news after employees allegedly “destroyed” a custom wheelchair belonging to a 24-year-old man who suffers from a severe spinal condition. The below footage shows the damage to the chair. In a statement, United says they are taking care of the repairs and upgrading the groups return flight.
“This is how @united airline accompanies people with disabilities,” Lucie tweeted alongside a video of the damaged chair. “Armchair destroyed (37,000€), trip to the USA wasted. Shameful #RT.”