A flight attendant reportedly asked passenger Albert Rizzi to keep his guide dog, Doxy, stowed “under the seat,” according to the New York CBS affiliate. After a delay on the tarmac, the flight attendant said they couldn’t take off until the dog was stowed.
blind man and his dog just got kicked off @USAirways after we’ve been on the tarmac an hour, bc dog wiggled a bit. Whole plane outraged.
— Sophie B (@sophie_ba) November 14, 2013
Nearly all the recent posts to the U.S. Airways Facebook page are critical of the way the airline handled the incident. Here’s one example.