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Only in America: Come fly the infested skies

Airline passengers sue over a cockroach sighting at 30,000 feet — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A North Carolina couple is suing Air Tran Airways for $100,000, because they claim they saw cockroaches on a flight. Harry Marsh and Kaitlin Rush say the sight of cockroaches crawling out of an air vent "caused great distress," and forced them to throw away clothing in their luggage for fear of roach contamination.