Flight delays often have typical explanations ― bad weather, technical issues or late-arriving crews, for instance. But then there are the less common reasons, bizarre occurrences, like bees congregating on the wing or a mysterious rice spill in the aisle.
As is customary with air travel incidents, passengers often post on Twitter to vent ― or laugh ― about their flight disruptions and the underlying causes. Below, we’ve rounded up 31 tweets about some of the wildest reasons for flight delays, from the hilarious to the borderline frightening.
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