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Eugene

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Fri Jul 21, 2023, 05:29 AM Jul 2023

DOT launching investigation into Delta plane stuck on tarmac in extreme heat

Source: The Hill

DOT launching investigation into Delta plane stuck on tarmac in extreme heat

BY JOE JACQUEZ - 07/20/23 10:16 PM ET

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is launching an investigation after a Delta airplane sat on the tarmac of Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas for multiple hours on Monday before the flight was canceled, according to Reuters.

Passengers reportedly sat in the plane, traveling from Las Vegas to Atlanta, for hours in 111-degree temperatures, according to reports.

DOT officials didn’t confirm the investigation but said they’re “looking into the circumstances that led to uncomfortable temperatures inside the cabin,” reports KTNV Channel 13, Las Vegas’s local ABC News affiliate.

Paramedics reportedly wheeled multiple people off the plane, according to Fox Business. In addition, multiple flight attendants were also said to have fallen ill, but the number of people who got sick could not be confirmed.

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Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/4109294-delta-airplane-vegas-heat-investigation-dot/

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DOT launching investigation into Delta plane stuck on tarmac in extreme heat (Original Post) Eugene Jul 2023 OP
Ambulance chasers to Runway 21. Tetrachloride Jul 2023 #1
I remember reading, it was 1982..... Delta employees were so pleased with the company, 3Hotdogs Jul 2023 #2

Tetrachloride

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1. Ambulance chasers to Runway 21.
Fri Jul 21, 2023, 05:38 AM
Jul 2023

Pilot is the boss

Attempted Manslaughter ?

No mutiny? Complicit flight attendants?

3Hotdogs

(12,556 posts)
2. I remember reading, it was 1982..... Delta employees were so pleased with the company,
Fri Jul 21, 2023, 08:15 AM
Jul 2023

they bought a plane to give to the company.

Today, I doubt they would give the company a bag of Tootsie Rolls to hand out to passengers.

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