TSA apologizes for treatment of wheelchair-bound child

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“TSA regrets inaccurate guidance was provided to this family during screening and offers its apology,” the agency said in a statement.

“We are committed to maintaining the security of the traveling public and strive to treat all passengers with dignity and respect,” the TSA statement continued. “While no pat-down was performed, we will address specific concerns with our workforce.”

“It bothers me that my daughter was singled out, specifically because she is in a wheelchair,” Forck told ABC.

Schulte told the network that she decided to record the incident with her phone because she decided “something doesn’t seem right” about her daughter’s screening.

“To me it was pretty offensive because I was really tuned in when she said that, immediately I’m like, ‘OK, hold on, something doesn’t seem right,' ” Schulte told ABC News. “So I did tell her I was going to wait because I was going to grab my phone.”

Schulte said she was told it was “illegal” to record TSA security screenings, but she said she told the agency’s employees “I don’t allow anyone to touch my little daughter without being able to record it.”

TSA officials said its regulations do not prohibit passengers from filming airport security screenings as long as the recording does not interfere with the inspection.