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A Florida man was removed from a United Airlines flight after donning a pair of red thongs in protest of the airline’s mask mandate.
According to NBC News, Cape Coral resident, Adam Jenne, revealed he has pulled the same undies stunt on several flights to illustrate what he calls the “absurdity” of being forced to wear a mask.
“I think the best way to illustrate absurdity is with absurdity,” Jenne told NBC affiliate WBBH. “Every single flight has been met with different reactions from the flight crew.”
Unfortunately, United didn’t see the funny side of Jenne’s panty stunt and promptly removed him from the flight.
“The customer clearly wasn’t in compliance with the federal mask mandate and we appreciate that our team addressed the issue on the ground prior to takeoff, avoiding any potential disruptions in the air,” United said in a statement to NBC.
The TSA requires all passengers to wear a mask whilst on planes, buses, and trains, as well as in airports. The mask mandate has been extended until March 2022.