Wheel­chair user will not now sue Lu­ton Air­port

Belfast Telegraph - - NEWS - BY STAFF RE­PORTER

Video: Justin Levene A PARAPLEGIC man who claimed he was “forced” to drag him­self along the floor of an air­port is no longer plan­ning to take le­gal ac­tion.

A video posted on­line showed Justin Levene, from north Lon­don, us­ing his hands to pull his body through Lu­ton Air­port af­ter his wheel­chair was lost on a flight ar­riv­ing from Croa­tia.

He told the BBC yes­ter­day he ar­rived at the de­ci­sion be­cause the air­port has “im­proved their dis­abled fa­cil­i­ties”, adding: “It was about try­ing get a change in pol­icy.”

A spokesman said the air­port has not been served with any le­gal pa­pers, adding it has 10 wheel­chairs based per­ma­nently at the ter­mi­nal.

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