The passengers of the Nashville International Airport were left stunned as she found a Southwest Airlines flight attendant in the overhead compartment when she opened it to keep her luggage there. The video of the incident has also gone viral and shows a passenger appear startled when she turned her head and saw a flight attendant in the bin.
According to reports, the flight attendant was talking to passengers from the bin and later she got back to work as usual. It is unknown what exactly was the flight attendant was doing in the cabin. The flight was taking off from Nashville International Airport.
Meanwhile, netizens have found this act amusing, a user said that this is the perfect start for a trip.
That is funny. Flying is boring annoying expensive and uncomfortable- that’s a perfect start of a trip— Gala (@Gala04809084) August 1, 2019
Another user suggested the flight attendant must be sleepy, and hence boarded the cabin
Maybe she was sleepy— Hugo. (@mrhugosworld) July 31, 2019
Another user commented that she must have been tired and had no time or place to rest
These poor servers have a tough job with no time to rest in between flights. Maybe she got too tired. I feel for her, seriously— call me che (@che_aye) July 31, 2019
However, some people did not find it amusing and blamed her for violating safety norms
Flight attendant should be fined and suspended without pay for failure to follow FAA federal safety regulations.— Nancy Fal (@NancyFal29) July 31, 2019
Meanwhile, Southwest airline has released a statement into the incident saying, "Southwest Employees are known for demonstrating their sense of humour and unique personalities. In this instance, one of our Flight Attendants attempted to have a brief moment of fun with Customers during boarding. Of course, this is not our normal procedure, and Southwest Crews always maintain Safety as their top priority."