Airlines Mishandle Wheelchairs, Stranding People

(Sigh.)  Here we are 27 years since the Air Carrier Access Act was passed in 1986, and they’re still doing stuff like this.

How an airline can smash up a $26,000 wheelchair, return it to the owner in pieces, claim they’re not responsible and then leave the person sitting there with their broken wheelchair is beyond me.  But that’s precisely what happened with Yomi Wrong, Executive Director of the Center for Independent Living in Berkeley, CA.

Read the full USA Today story here (be sure to watch the video too).

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