PBS NewsHour

Disabled travelers to airlines: Handle wheelchairs with care

Clip: 12/21/2021 | 4m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

Millions of Americans are traveling this week for the holidays. But for passengers with disabilities, the challenges of air travel can be significantly heightened. People continue to report embarrassing security pat downs, damaged and even lost mobility devices. In July alone, there were 834 reported incidents of damaged wheelchairs or scooters — an average of 28 a day.

Aired: 12/21/21

Rating: NR

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