US Airways accidentally tweets lewd photo, apologizes

The airline posted a photo of a woman with a toy airplane coming out of her privates in response to a customer question. It has deleted the tweet and said it’s investigating what happened.

It’s been a weird couple of days for airline Twitter feeds. First, American Airlines had to threaten a 14-year-old Dutch girl with an FBI investigation (and then she was actually arrested). Then, Southwest Airlines dealt with a copycat.

Now, US Airways has an even stranger story on its hands. In response to a customer service request, someone at the airline tweeted a reply that included a graphic photo of a woman with a toy airplane in her vagina. Jalopnik has the uncensored, highly unsafe for work photo.

US Airways quickly deleted the tweet and issued this apology:

We apologize for an inappropriate image recently shared as a link in one of our responses. We’ve removed the tweet and are investigating.

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