425 lb Woman dies after being denied flight home
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|Tue, 11-27-2012 - 2:50pm|
A 425 lb woman died in Europe and her family is suing several airlines. She flew from the United States to Europe like she does every year but when she tried to get back to the U.S. she was unable to get a flight due to her size. According to NBCNews.com, "An ailing, 425-pound woman who was turned away by three airlines as she tried to return to the U.S. from Europe has died overseas, prompting legal action from her family.Vilma Soltesz and her husband traveled to Hungary in September to spend a month in their former homeland – a trek the Bronx residents made every year to visit family.They flew from New York to Budapest on KLM without any problems, with Soltesz purchasing two seats for herself because of her size, said Holly Ostrov Ronai, the family’s attorney." MORE
Did the airlines do enough to help this woman?