Friday, April 5, 2013

CAL Flight Delayed Because Passenger Wrote 9/11 On Bathroom Mirror

A Caribbean Airlines flight destine to Miami had  to be delayed unexpectedly this morning. A routine check found that someone had pasted 9/11 on the aircraft’s bathroom mirror, using liquid soap. 

9/11 is popularly a reference to the terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001.

Information reaching the media is that when the flight attendant discovered the graffiti, she informed the captain, who then made the decision to return to the terminal.

Caribbean Airlines communications director Clint Williams confirmed the delaying of the flight, saying that information reaching them led to the decision of returning to the terminal where the aircraft’s equipment were checked and passengers re-screened by security. 

He further indicated that a full search of the airline was done and the airline was cleared as being safe to fly. During the search passengers were taken back to the waiting lounge, where they were given meals, and apprised of the situation. 

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