US Airways tweets explicit photo of a nude woman and a toy airplane, apologizes

US Airways posted a message on Twitter that contained a graphic image in response to a passenger Monday afternoon.

Twitter user Elle (@ElleRafter) tweeted at @USAirways about a flight delay.

US Airways responded with: “We welcome feedback, Elle. If your travel is complete, you can detail it for review and follow-up.”

That tweet included a picture that showed a model airplane inappropriately positioned between a woman’s legs.

Parts of that Twitter image in the above photo have been blacked out.

US Airways later removed the tweet and issued the following apology:


No further details about how the photo made it onto Twitter have been released.

Our sister station in Phoenix, ABC15, has reached out to US Airways for a statement.

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