A wheelchair user was forced to crawl off a Ryanair flight after he was told there was no one to help him disembark, leaving him ‘humiliated’.
Adrian Keogh, from Wicklow on the east coast of Ireland, said he had to drag himself down the metal steps of the Ryanair flight when it landed at Landvetter airport in Sweden on Saturday night at 11pm.
Keogh, who has a spinal injury after a construction accident, said all he wanted to do was ‘travel with dignity’ but instead was subject to a ‘humiliating’ experience with cabin crew watching him struggle down the steps.
The 37-year-old, who has been in a wheelchair since 2015, was told when he landed in Sweden that the lift that would allow him to be taken off the plane in his wheelchair would take at least an hour to arrive.
Keogh, who went to Sweden to visit his daughter for her 14th birthday, said he decided to crawl off the plane because he was in pain and didn’t want to have to wait until midnight to leave.