The Associated Press reports:
Police at the Orlando airport removed a Florida woman who refused to get off a Cleveland-bound flight after she was found carrying an “emotional support squirrel.” Passengers had already boarded Frontier Airlines Flight 1612 at Orlando International Airport on Tuesday night when they were told there was a “situation” and everyone needed to get off the plane, according to passenger Brandon Nixon.
“Everyone was a little panicked. You expect the worst when they say something like that,” the 24-year-old Ashland, Ohio resident said. “A lot of people were asking questions. People wanted to know what was going on.” The airline says police were called when the passenger refused to leave the plane. Nixon captured video of the moment the woman was escorted through the terminal, pumping her fist in the air as she clutched her carry-on bag with the squirrel on her lap.