The Way We Were hitmaker is said to have been flying from New York to Washington, D.C. on a plane owned by billionaire investor Ron Perelman, while accompanied by her 12-year-old Coton de Tulear, Sammie.

Editors at report that a flight attendant was bitten on the hand by the pooch and later needed stitches to treat the wound.

The insider tells the site that Streisand apologised immediately to Perelman and the flight attendant, who forgave the singer.