Flight attendant found hiding in overhead luggage bin

Flight attendant found hiding in overhead luggage bin: ‘I can’t get over how weird this is’

‘Please get it together,’ bemused passenger tells airline

Cathy Adams@Cathman
Thursday 01 August 2019 10:18

Flight attendants are typically the first port of call for passengers if anything goes wrong.

So it is was with some surprise that those on board a US flight discovered one member of cabin crew hiding in an overhead luggage bin.

Passenger Veronica Lloyd captured the bizarre moment on video, in which a Southwest Airlines flight attendant was spotted lying in an overhead locker during boarding – where passengers’ cabin bags are stored.

Lloyd, who was flying from Philadelphia to Nashville, captioned her video: “I can’t get over how weird I find this. @SouthwestAir please get it together.”

She also took a photo of the flight attendant looking down at passengers beneath, captured “Is this a dream @SouthwestAir?”

In a statement to the Daily Mail, a Southwest Airlines spokesperson said: “Southwest Employees are known for demonstrating their sense of humour and unique personalities.

“In this instance, one of our flight attendants attempted to have a brief moment of fun with customers during boarding.

“Of course, this is not our normal procedure, and Southwest crews always maintain safety as their top priority.”

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