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Bride misses wedding after arguing with disabled woman

a wedding ceremony with empty seats
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A bride who argued with a disabled woman onboard a plane missed her wedding ceremony after she was kicked off the flight.

The commotion was witnessed by a Reddit user travelling with his elderly mum requiring a wheelchair at the airport for added assistance.

Explaining the incident on the online platform he said: "On our recent trip, there was a passenger on our second flight who felt my mother was abusing the airport wheelchair services when she is technically capable of walking.

"She saw my mother walk off of our first flight at a nearby gate without a wheelchair and proceeded to assume that my mother was lying about her wheelchair need." She kept "pestering them" despite them asking to stop.”

He continued: "The woman was fairly loud/aggressive, eventually being told by the airline employee that she's being disruptive. Eventually, one of the pilots using the computer and printing paperwork for the flight at the counter told the lady that she'd not boarding the flight.

“In response, the woman gets angrier and then starts crying, revealing that we're making her miss her wedding and 'ruining everything'." 

The story triggered a number of replies from other users.

One wrote:"This woman was asked not to bother you. By the account you have given, you didn't ask her to be kicked off the flight."

Another said: "Who is so mean spirited that on what should be one of the happiest days of their life, they’re spending tons of time and energy complaining about an obviously old and infirm woman using a wheelchair because she was technically on her feet before?".

The mum uses a walking stick on a daily basis.