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Mouse Grounds Plane At New York's JFK  
User currently offlineTony Lu From Sweden, joined Sep 2000, 534 posts, RR: 2
Posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 3718 times:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...rounds-plane-at-New-Yorks-JFK.html

QUOTE:

Delta Airways reportedly described the stoppage as "standard procedure".

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User currently offlineCokePopper From United States of America, joined May 2008, 1206 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3710 times:

More than 300 passengers were delayed after the pilot refused to fly in a situation reminiscent of the film Snakes on a Plane.

More than 300 ? Something isn't right here.....


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11965 posts, RR: 59
Reply 2, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3648 times:

Perhaps they were counting the delay to passengers on the return flight as well?


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User currently offlineBraniff747SP From Spain, joined Oct 2008, 3055 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3637 times:

More than 300? Sure... Delta Airways? Of course...  Yeah sure
And he even quotes the Sun, one of England's leading tabloids.



The 747 will always be the TRUE queen of the skies!
User currently offlineRichierich From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 4389 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3589 times:



Quoting Braniff747SP (Reply 3):
And he even quotes the Sun, one of England's leading tabloids.

Not that it changes your point at all, but it was The Telegraph. At least they try to be less like a tabloid than The Sun!

What a ridiculous story!



None shall pass!!!!
User currently offlineCokePopper From United States of America, joined May 2008, 1206 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (5 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3558 times:

It sounds like the Telegraph got the story from the Sun,

"Andy Picken, 47, who had been to the US with his wife Jenny to celebrate her 40th birthday, told the Sun he had to wait three hours for a substitute plane to arrive at midnight."


User currently offlineFlyDeltaJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1966 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (5 years 8 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3141 times:

The flight actually departed at midnight and the plane is still here in JFK undergoing a service check.


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