15 Dec '12, 7pm

#Delta Airlines: ‘We failed’ double-amputee #Marine on recent flight

#Delta Airlines: ‘We failed’ double-amputee #Marine on recent flight

Related Marine double-amputee’s treatment on Delta flight angers other vets Lance Cpl. Christian Brown on a hunting trip. Photo from Facebook Courtesy of Jimmy Baikovicius/Flickr A Delta Airlines official conceded Friday that “we failed” Marine Cpl. Christian Brown, the double amputee prevented by a flight crew from taking a first-class seat offered by strangers after he was clumsily wheeled down the length of the plane to the last row in coach. The Dec. 9 ordeal that reduced Brown to tears was first reported by She The People, and included sharp criticism of Delta and the crew by two retired Army officers on the flight. Once the story was posted, hundreds of commenters on WashingtonPost.com, Facebook, Twitter and other sites blasted the airline. Many also urged readers to complain directly to Delta. Brown, 29, was on his second combat tour in Afghanistan on Dec. 13, 2011 ...

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