Oman Air flight WY 101, scheduled to fly from Muscat to London Heathrow, was delayed on Sunday after a passenger was bitten by centipede during boarding, the airline said in a statement.
According to the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, the centipede was hidden in the pocket of the passenger’s jacket.
“Immediately after the incident, an Oman Air team requested for medical attention and the affected guest was taken for treatment accompanied by his family”, Oman Air said and apologised for the inconvenience caused.
The airline said that it gives its utmost priority to the safety and wellbeing of the guests.
Flight WY 101 departed with a delay of 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Goldair is the General Sales Agent for Oman Air in Greece.