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jimithing11
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines

Fat fricks gonna fat frick


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Tiger4Ever
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
Skylift elevator...

Anybody else picturing her on the thing that lift the food as stuff up to the plane?

Lulz


deathvalleyfreak43
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
Fatties fault


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NoHoTiger
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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KLM countered that it was not physically possible for Soltesz to board the aircraft, despite every effort made by the airline.

So how did she get on board a flight out of New York? It seems if size was that big an issue, then it should have been an issue on the way over.


Uncle Stu
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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turned away by three airlines

did they even try Fed-Ex??


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LSUBoo
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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So how did she get on board a flight out of New York? It seems if size was that big an issue, then it should have been an issue on the way over.


American airlines are far more used to dealing with fatties.


lsu480
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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her family is about to get PAID.



Hell yes they are! The husband is probably stoked! He is gonna be rich and without his 425 pound wife! Soon he will be banging 19 yr olds that are 5"5 120lbs with banging bodies!


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junkfunky
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
She should have tried FedEx.

eta: dammit
This post was edited on 11/27 at 1:05 pm


NoHoTiger
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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American airlines are far more used to dealing with fatties.

Says she flew KLM over. If they don't want her as a customer fine. Maybe put a weight limit on their website that you have to acknowledge, like an age gateway on a website, or make you put your weight in when you buy your ticket. That way, if you don't fit their requirements, you can't even buy a ticket in the first place.


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Alatgr
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines And Refusing to Go to the Hospital in Hungary Which Would Have Saved Her Life


FIFY


tom
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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Anybody else picturing her on the thing that lift the food as stuff up to the plane?


Everyone with an empty seat next to them was probably watching in horror.


CocomoLSU
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
What a weird story. I can understand both sides. It's weird that she got over there no problem, but none of the airlines could accomodate her on the way back. It does, however, seem like they had to deny her because of safety restrictions (like not being able to fastern her seatbelt for example). It's not like they were like "Oh, you're too fat, GTFO." At least that's how the article seems anyway.

Also, I learned a new word:
quote:

“if carrying the person would be inimical to the safety of the flight.”

quote:

Adjective: 1.Tending to obstruct or harm: "actions inimical to our interests".
2.Unfriendly; hostile.



NoHoTiger
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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Everyone with an empty seat next to them was probably watching in horror.

i do this when people get on the plane with kids. Especially the really young ones that don't have to have their own seat.
Weight and child restriction limits could really be a niche market for an airline. I know I'd pay more not be bothered by someone's screaming brats. Especially when I fly over night. Right now I don't have that option.


dewster
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
Make her buy two seats like she did on the previous flight. Problem solved.
This post was edited on 11/27 at 1:08 pm


Scruffy
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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Everyone with an empty seat next to them was probably watching in horror.
Every time I see a fatty on a plane and I have an empty seat next to me, that sense of dread sinks in.

Hasn't happened yet, but when it does, I am prepared to argue my way into first class. Fatty's self-esteem be damned.


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NoHoTiger
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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Make her buy two seats. Problem solved.

She did. They chose not to honor it.


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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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dewster
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
Allowing her to board in NY, but not on the return trip is a little weird.....assuming it was a round trip on the same airline.

Still, at 425 lbs no one should be blaming others for an unexpected death.

I can see how they might have a legal case, though.
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TexasTiger05
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
No jokes about how she was in Hungary? None? Booo OT, boooo


eta- if she had two seats then I don't see the problem. Her family has a pretty strong case especially if that goes in the airline's guidelines about allowing passengers of a certain size.
This post was edited on 11/27 at 1:10 pm


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Random LSU Hero
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re: Ailing 425 Pound Woman Dies After Being Refused Boarding From Three Airlines
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as long as they buy two seats.


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