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Thomson Flight 24 Hours Late For Bathroom Stop  
User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9823 posts, RR: 64
Posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4810 times:
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A PILOT was forced to make an emergency pit stop — so 295 British tourists could go to the loo.

Passengers had been banned from using the 767’s toilets in case they OVERFLOWED after ground crew forgot to empty them before take-off.

The nine-hour flight from Cancun in Mexico to Birmingham had to divert to Goose Bay, Canada.

The unscheduled stop meant that passengers landed in Britain almost 24 HOURS late.

You get what you pay for!


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User currently offlineCwldude From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 691 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4804 times:

Oh God!

Surely this is more CUN's fault than it is TOM's though?


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User currently offlineCosmic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4725 times:

Quoting Clickhappy (Thread starter):
You get what you pay for!

The flights aren't that cheap, sure Thomsonfly's Low Cost services are cheapish but these Cancun flights are (mostly) sold as part of a package deals and so passengers have to travel with them, and may have spent a lot of money on their holiday. Going to the toilet isn't too much to ask is it!

By the sounds of things it was quite a carry on.

The spokesperson for Thomson insisted the toilets had been serviced correctly in Mexico. Why were they not emptied then?


User currently offlineN867BX From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 339 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 4607 times:

What a crappy situation. That would certainly put me in a pissy mood.

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