United Airlines plane diverted to Goose Bay leaves passengers stuck on board for 16 hours - News Summed Up

United Airlines plane diverted to Goose Bay leaves passengers stuck on board for 16 hours


Passengers travelling from Newark, N.J. to Hong Kong weren't expecting to stop off in Goose Bay, N.L. (@sonjaydutterson/Twitter)A United Airlines plane diverted to Goose Bay Airport in Labrador Saturday night resulted in a lengthy stay on the tarmac, according to passengers who were stranded on the aircraft. Paramedics responded to a medical emergency on the plane that required crew to make an unplanned landing at the Goose Bay airport. Goose Bay officials just brought on Tim Hortons snacks and water. They were also told the airport didn't have the customs capacity to handle hundreds of passengers, Dutt added.


Source: CBC News January 20, 2019 16:30 UTC



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