Tue, Nov 23, 2010
Flight Delayed Several Hours Due To Snafu
A Delta airlines flight getting set to depart from LAX on Sunday
was delayed several hours because the crew could not get into the
cockpit of the airplane.
Delta B767 File Photo
Delta Flight 124 was scheduled to depart from LAX to Atlanta at
0900 PST Sunday, but the cockpit door had been locked, so the crew
could not get into the front office of the 767-300. It reportedly
took mechanics nearly four hours to gain access to the the
Television station KTLA reports that a Delta spokeswoman said
the plane had been towed to the gate from a remote part of the
airport in preparation for the morning flight. That's when the crew
discovered the door was locked and a maintenance crew was called.
It was not immediately clear why it took so long to unlock the
The flight, which was to arrive in Atlanta at 1620 EST and then
continue on to Brussels was three hours and 43 minutes late getting
its wheels off the ground in California. It finally landed in
Atlanta at 1936.
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