US Airways Ships Corpse to Pet Store Instead of Fish
|Fish aren't usually shipped in coffins, but somebody at U.S. Airways was apparently confused.|
Confusing three boxes of fish with a coffin wrapped in cardboard sounds like a total "doh!" moment, but it happened on Tuesday, when the corpse of a 65 year-old San Diego man was delivered to a Pets Plus store in Philadelphia. The store had been expecting some tropical fish instead.
The body was supposed to have been delivered to a laboratory in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The owner of Pets Plus thinks the fish were probably left at the airport and died. A spokesman for U.S. Airways says the airline is "deeply sorry."