American Airlines Loses Professional Dancer’s $250K Prosthetic Leg, Finds It In Another Country

If you thought the airline losing your suitcase of souvenirs was rough, imagine if they lost a bag with your prosthetic leg. That’s apparently what happened for a professional dancer and Boston Marathon bombing victim traveling with American Airlines this week. 

The woman shared her story late Thursday evening by Tweeting to the airline asking for help in locating the bag containing her $250,000 dance-specific prosthetic leg, CBS Boston reports.

The airline replied shortly after saying they were on the case.

While the woman – who lost the lower part of her left leg in the April 2013 bombing – didn’t specifically say where she had been traveling, an update on Twitter showed that the bag was on quite a trip.

A rep. for the airline tells CBS Boston that the situation had been resolved.

“We’re terribly sorry we lost this bag and we’re working directly with the customer to get it back to her just as soon as possible,” a rep for the airline said. “We’re sorry this happened. Her bag has been located and we will reunite her with it as soon as possible.”

Marathon Bombing Survivor’s Missing Prosthetic Leg Found [CBS Boston]

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