Orthosis causes problems for passenger at Indian airport

02/25/2014 | Times of India, The

Officials at an airport in Hyderabad, India, asked a passenger to remove his knee-ankle-foot orthosis so it could be run through X-ray screening. The passenger, who has post-polio residual paralysis, requested that security officials run the explosive detector test instead, which he felt would be less embarrassing than removing his KAFO in a public place. India's Bureau of Civil Aviation Security has no provisions for external aids, such as orthoses, and a doctor's certificate may not be enough for security officials, according to this article.

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