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The Touching Reason Why A Pilot Aborted Flight To Australia

It’s super rare for a massive passenger jet to suddenly abort it’s scheduled take-off and return to the terminal.

But that’s exactly what happened last week on an Etihad flight leaving Manchester in the UK destined for Australia.

Tragedy struck shortly after a couple had boarded the flight.

They received a text message from their son-in-law, informing them that their grandson was in intensive care.

They notified cabin crew, who immediately turned the plane around.

The couple then disembarked and their luggage was also quickly located.

By the time they were ready to leave the airport and head for the hospital, Etihad staff had also located their car and had it waiting for them.

All of these action saved time and the couple managed to reach the hospital and spend some precious moments with their grandson, who sadly passed away the next day from an undisclosed condition.

Etihad have said they will honour their tickets and they are being praised for their actions and quick thinking.

Becky Stephenson who is a travel agent took to Facebook to share their heartbreaking story.

My colleague Becky Stephenson had clients on an Ethiad flight taxiing to the runway when they recieved news that their...

Posted by Sam Peters - Travel Counsellors on Friday, April 8, 2016

Source: Daily Telegraph

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