(From left): Wu Man-hang, Lam Pok-yin and Leung Hok-hin, three autistic runners, at the Marathon des Sables. Wu was bumped off a Royal Air Maroc flight and left alone in the airport despite his condition. Photos: Handout (From left): Wu Man-hang, Lam Pok-yin and Leung Hok-hin, three autistic runners, at the Marathon des Sables. Wu was bumped off a Royal Air Maroc flight and left alone in the airport despite his condition. Photos: Handout
(From left): Wu Man-hang, Lam Pok-yin and Leung Hok-hin, three autistic runners, at the Marathon des Sables. Wu was bumped off a Royal Air Maroc flight and left alone in the airport despite his condition. Photos: Handout
Extreme fitness

Moroccan airline removes autistic Hong Kong ultra runner from flight, leaving him alone and frightened – and in a taxi to Marrakesh

  • Wu Man-hang is barred from boarding a flight because it is overbooked, but staff fail to take into account his autism
  • Airline refuses other Marathon des Sables runner’s offer to swap and assures his group he will be on the next flight, but it is from an airport four hours away

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(From left): Wu Man-hang, Lam Pok-yin and Leung Hok-hin, three autistic runners, at the Marathon des Sables. Wu was bumped off a Royal Air Maroc flight and left alone in the airport despite his condition. Photos: Handout (From left): Wu Man-hang, Lam Pok-yin and Leung Hok-hin, three autistic runners, at the Marathon des Sables. Wu was bumped off a Royal Air Maroc flight and left alone in the airport despite his condition. Photos: Handout
(From left): Wu Man-hang, Lam Pok-yin and Leung Hok-hin, three autistic runners, at the Marathon des Sables. Wu was bumped off a Royal Air Maroc flight and left alone in the airport despite his condition. Photos: Handout
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