World China: Plane menaced by elderly woman who threw coins into engine for good luck; delays take-off

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  1. tom_mai78101

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    A flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou was delayed after an elderly woman passenger was suspected of throwing coins into the plane’s engine to ensure “good luck”, mainland media reported.

    China Southern Airlines Flight 380 was held up at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport after an elderly woman passenger caused a disruption, according to the airlines official WeChat account. An investigation into the incident is under way.

    Passengers boarding the flight reportedly saw an elderly woman throwing coins at the engine for “blessings” from the middle of the boarding staircase and alerted the crew.

    Ground staff said the woman, who appeared to be about 80 and had limited mobility, was accompanied by her husband, daughter and son-in-law.

    After maintenance crew inspected the aircraft, they found nine coins in one engine.

    Read more here. (South China Morning Post)
  2. jonas

    jonas Member

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    oh wow haha good that they cought her

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