Here’s an appetizing way to start the day: A US Airways flight was forced to return to the gate at the Atlanta airport yesterday after maggots started falling out of an overhead bin harboring a container of spoiled meat. There’s no explanation for why, exactly, a passenger was traveling with spoiled meat, but it seems that his or her fellow travelers balked at the idea of sharing their flight with flesh-eating larvae. “It only takes one maggot to upset your world,” one passenger told the AP. So true. So true.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 1, 2010