Passenger Discovered Sleeping in Overhead Bin During Southwest Flight

By Ivan PetrenkoMay 16, 2024 02:30 AMNews
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Sleeping woman on board an airplane. Source: unsplash

An unusual incident occurred on a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Albuquerque to Phoenix when a flight attendant made a surprising discovery: a passenger napping inside the overhead bin just before takeoff. The scene, captured on video, quickly garnered attention on social media platforms.

The video, which has since been removed, depicted the unidentified individual comfortably reclining in the overhead compartment, prompting both confusion and amusement among fellow passengers. How the passenger managed to access this unconventional sleeping spot remains a mystery.

The flight attendants seemed initially unaware that she was reclining inside the luggage compartment of the plane as they proceeded with the boarding process and welcomed passengers.

Southwest Airlines informed USA Today via email that they are investigating the incident. This occurrence took place earlier this month during a flight from Albuquerque to Phoenix.

According to a passenger who captured the incident, others boarding the flight did not appear disturbed by the reclining passenger and simply walked past her as if it were normal. A flight attendant eventually removed the woman from the overhead bin, though it remains uncertain whether she was then escorted off the plane.

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