Passenger dons 15 shirts to avoid baggage fee

Man travelling from Nice to Scotland puts on 15 additional layers of clothing

An airline passenger resorted to extreme measures to avoid paying an excess baggage fee at Nice airport.

John Irvine, from Glasgow, preferred to put on 15 extra layers of clothes than pay the additional €100 it would have cost him to put his 'overweight' luggage in the hold of the easyJet flight back to Scotland, according to the Daily Mail.

A video shot by his son and published on the paper's website shows Mr Irvine putting on the extra layers.

One caption in the video describes the 46-year-old as 'roasting'.

While he did not have to pay the excess baggage fee, one more challenge awaited Mr Irvine before he could board his flight. As his son explained, passing through security presented a few problems as officials checked he was not 'trying to get something through under his clothes'.

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