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Pigs don’t fly: disruptive animal removed from US Airways flight

A rare breed - Chongping piglet born with 8 legs. Image by sneakerdog / CC BY 2.0
Pig thrown off plane at Bradley International Airport. Image by sneakerdog / CC BY 2.0

An unruly pig had to be removed from a US Airways flight at Bradley International Airport after fellow passengers complained that the animal was squealing, moving around too much and making a piggy mess in the aisle. The pig had been allowed on the flight as an ‘emotional support animal,’ but was ordered off the aircraft after its owner failed to keep control of her pet. Read more: travelmole.com