22 October 2007

But Of COURSE ...

This came from my local news station this morning:

CHICAGO (AP) - Several pieces of luggage are missing from a Delta Airlines flight that left Chicago's Midway Airport yesterday, and authorities say they apparently fell out somewhere over the Chicago area.

The Delta flight operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines was forced to circle back to Midway shortly after takeoff because a cargo door was improperly secured and two bags fell out.

The Atlanta-bound flight, carrying 63 passengers, left Midway at 9:54 a.m. It made an emergency landing after the crew detected a cabin pressure problem.

After the plane landed, the crew determined that one of two cargo doors on the 70-seat regional jet had opened during the flight, allowing the bags to escape.

No one was hurt, and passengers were reassigned to another flight.

Next time you are in Chicago, watch out for falling luggage!


Ferris Family said...

That cracks me up!!! I can just picture the luggage falling and the poeple below thinking, "dang it! The sky is falling!!!"

bella ella's mom said...

do you remember the snl deep thoughts with the end line "because, hey, free dummy"? because hey, free luggage.

Russ, Katie and Eliot said...

Oh my. Unreal.

Ferris Family said...

I keep coming back to read this again.. You are so right! It gets funnier every time I re-read it.

Erin Miller said...

That's why it keeps staying here. Because it just makes me laugh again every time I read it.

New posts coming this weekend, (I hope).