Airline Passengers 'Delayed By Roaches'
posted March 12, 2010
WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- We've heard about airline delays causes by a number of factors; mechanical issues, weather problems, traffic gridlock at the airport. But earlier this month, one DC resident and regular flier faced a type of airline delay she has never encountered before.
Miami to Reagan National Airport, an American Airlines flight Alissa Kempler says she will never forget. She says "At the end of the day I think it ended up being an hour and a half delay."
The flight crew was dealing with a group of unwelcome passengers, an unusual delay: Delayed by roaches. the rest image by hectorir
And of course roaches are notoriously hard to kill. Henriksen says, "They can live for up to a month without their heads."