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Flight From Hell: Passengers Land In Stockton 17 Hours After Taking Off From Las Vegas

2 monthes ago   |   By CBS

STOCKTON - For passengers on Allegiant Airlines flight 161, an hour-long flight turned into a 17-hour journey.
“It was absolutely horrible,” said Jade Watts, who was flying from Vegas to Stockton.
The flight was scheduled to arrive at Stockton Metropolitan Airport on Monday night at 9:30 p.m. They got in on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
Here's what happened.
“The pilot comes on and says the control tower is closed,” said Watts.
The pilot couldn't get ahold of anybody on the ground in Stockton.
“And they can't land without a weather report,” she said.
So, the flight headed back to Las Vegas.
“He comes...
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‘Very frustrated': What was supposed to be an hourlong flight turned into a 17-hour ordeal for passengers

‘Very frustrated': What was supposed to be an hourlong flight turned into a 17-hour ordeal for passengers

2 monthes ago   |   By KMBC

What was supposed to be an hourlong Allegiant Air flight from Las Vegas to Stockton, California, turned into a 17-hour ordeal for dozens of passengers.
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