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US News Blind passenger put in wrong plane

02:06  04 march  2018
02:06  04 march  2018 Source:

Stowaways found dead after falling from plane

  Stowaways found dead after falling from plane Two men died after falling from a plane on which they were suspected of being stowaways. The pair, which El Comercio newspaper said were 25 and 30 years old, were on a flight bound for New York from Guayaquil in Ecuador.The Jose Joaquin de Olmedo airport in the coastal city had to be closed for 90 minutes while the two bodies were removed from the runway.Police wouldn't reveal the nationality or identities of the two individuals but El Comercio said it is believed they were Peruvian.The Boeing 767-300, operated by Latam, returned to the airport but was later allowed to continue its journey.

Lucie Bahetoukilae thought she was going home to Paris but ended up in San Francisco.

Although nobody was injured in the incident, the passengers were at risk — as the plane was not properly certified by the Federal Aviation Administration. As reported by Fox News, American Airlines realized they were flying the wrong plane shortly after takeoff.

Woman finally reunited with her daughter after airline mix up. © Reuters Woman finally reunited with her daughter after airline mix up. An elderly American woman ended up more than 2000km away from her intended destination after airline staff failed to realise she had the wrong ticket.

Eighty-year-old Maria Larios, who cannot speak English and is partially blind, was booked to travel from El Salvador to North Carolina - but boarded the wrong plane during a stopover in Houston and ended up in Denver, Colorado.

Ms Larios was traveling to stay with her daughter Mikki Paradis, who is about to undergo brain surgery.

United Airlines apologised to the family, but Ms Larios's daughter said her mother was treated like baggage and not like a person.

Paradis told NBC affiliate WRAL News said she was worried and upset about her mother's treatment.

"They were like, 'Oh yeah. We made a mistake, and she was given the wrong boarding pass and so she's in Denver. But it's not a big deal. We've already got her on a flight to Raleigh, and we gave her a meal voucher.'"

Ms Larios was put on a flight to North Carolina from Colorado, and finally met her daughter almost 12 hours after she left home.

Bangladeshi passenger plane with 67 passengers crashes in Nepal .
Bangladeshi passenger plane with 67 passengers crashes in Nepal Emergency vehicles appeared to be heading into the smoke as people watched from a distance or filmed on their mobile phones.Nepal has suffered a number of air disasters in recent years, dealing a blow to its tourist industry.Its poor air safety record has been blamed largely on inadequate maintenance, inexperienced pilots and substandard management.

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