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Man bitten in the plane scorpion

January 15 2007
06:35

46-year-old builder, David Sullivan returned with his wife from San Francisco home in Stowe. The aircraft for United Airlines was supposed to deliver a married couple in Montpellier, in the state of Vermont. David fell asleep in a comfortable cabin liner. Prior to landing, he was awakened by an unusual sensation in his right leg. She was numb. David decided that the reason was an uncomfortable posture. All found on the ground when Sullivans got baggage. From David leg tumbled 5-inch scorpion. Sullivans with scorpion went for medical help in hospital Fletcher Allen Health Care, where the victim had the necessary assistance.

Life bitten by any threat. The head of emergency department Stephen Leffler said that the scorpion stings are rarely fatal. From them may die young children and very sick and weak people. The greater part bitten feel numbness in the area of the bite. Within a few days and may cause symptoms resembling a cold.

The representative of United Airlines Robin Urbanski said that the previous flight aircraft flew from Houston, Texas. Apparently, when the insect and fell on his side. He was also confident that the leadership Airlines regrets the incident, and make necessary conclusions from it, regarding security measures, broadcast news of America. "

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