Mask dispute prompts transatlantic flight to return to Miami
A transatlantic flight to London returned to Miami after an hour within the air when a passenger refused to adjust to masking guidelines, American Airways stated.
Law enforcement officials waited for Flight AAL38 to reach again at Miami Worldwide Airport, nevertheless it’s unclear if anybody was arrested.
The Boeing 777 had flown its 129 passengers and 14 crew members for about 500 miles out of its 4,400-mile flight when circled off the North Carolina coast, in keeping with flight trackers. The airplane landed an hour and 48 minutes after taking off.
“American Airways flight 38 with service from Miami (MIA) to London (LHR) returned to MIA resulting from a disruptive buyer refusing to adjust to the federal masks requirement,” the airline stated in a press release.