Woman stung by scorpion on plane

A woman was stung by a scorpion while a plane taxied to the runway in Los Angeles.

Woman stung by scorpion on plane
Woman stung by scorpion on plane

A woman has been stung by a scorpion on a plane.

The unlucky passenger was nipped by the arachnid on board Alaska Airlines Flight 567 as the plane made its way to the runway.

According to the airline's spokesperson Cole Cosgrove, the woman - who immediately killed the creature by stamping on it - was checked over by medics once the plane had returned to the gate but wasn't given any further treatment.

According to the Daily Mirror newspaper, she didn't get back on board the flight destined for Portland, Oregon, which took off an hour later.

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