By Ruth Wright with APTN
Published on 07/08/2023 – 10:12
Passengers faced delays after the bear escaped from its crate in the cargo hold of a plane.
Passengers at Dubai International Airport faced delays on Friday after a bear escaped in the hold of a departing Iraqi aircraft.
The Iraqi Airways plane was destined for Baghdad but was reportedly delayed by an hour due to the incident. Passengers were asked to disembark while the bear was sedated and removed from the plane.
Iraq’s prime minister has ordered an investigation into how the animal broke out.
Video circulating on social media shows escaped bear
Iraqi Airways said it wasn’t to blame for the bear’s escape.
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