Scorpion sighting on plane delays United flight

HOUSTON, TX (KPRC) Passengers reported seeing a scorpion on the plane they were boarding at Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday.

The United Airlines flight was supposed to leave from Houston and land in Quito, Ecuador, but the passengers were forced off the plane.

They eventually were put on a plane and departed for their destination.

The pilot made the announcement to get off the plane, passengers said.

No scorpion was found, according to passengers.

All passengers were provided with a meal voucher from United Airlines. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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