OKLAHOMA CITY -- The woman who wore only her bra and panties while going through security at Will Rogers World Airport is speaking out about why she did it.
Video of Tammy Banovac sitting in a wheelchair in just her underwear has made international news. She said after a bad experience with a Transportation Security Administration pat-down, she decided to strip down to her lingerie so security screeners could clearly see she was not a threat.
"The less of me that they had to pat down and check, the less invasive a search would be. And wearing a bra and panties was just about as minimal as I could get," Banovac said.
Banovac said because of injuries she suffered, she must use a wheelchair. She said she's been subjected to uncomfortable pat-downs because she cannot go through metal detectors.
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