Overheating Toilet Diverts Miami Jet
Exactly what happened.
Not that there's ever a reason for diverting a flight that makes you feel good as a passenger.
But an overheating toilet? That's just unfortunate.
That's exactly what happened to 350 passengers in the wee hours this morning on a Miami to London Virgin Atlantic Flight.
The flight crew felt waves of heat coming through the floor, according to the AP, and feared there was a fire down below. Once they'd safely landed in Wilmington, N.C., they realized a hot toilet pump was to blame.
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Riptide is fighting the urge to end this entry with yet another scatalogical reference. Must ... not .. give in ... Eh, let's just say it was a shitty flight and be done with it. Goodnight folks!
-- Tim Elfrink
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