It weighs more than 1,000 lbs.
The college student says she flushed the hamster because Spirit Airlines wouldn't let the animal on board.
None of the 168 people on board the Pegasus Airlines flight was injured in the accident.
The last major overhaul of airline safety actually took place during the Obama administration.
What a difference a year makes.
"The pleasure I get out of the story is worth more to me than a direct flight to Tokyo," she said.
At least 30,000 people were affected by incident, which caused more than 1,500 flights to be canceled.
The passenger claimed she needed to smoke for "the anxiety."
The airline said it would not alter its flight routes in the region despite the suspected sighting.
"If someone grabs my butt or pulls me onto their lap, I tell them to knock it off and keep going.”
More than 180 travelers stepped on the scales, but not for the reason you might be thinking.
"Here we go, baby!"
The new system applies to all U.S.-bound flights.
Airline restrictions and general confusion are creating a dire situation.