After Plane Troubles, German Chancellor Ends Up On Commercial Flight Angela Merkel was on her way to the G-20 Summit, and next to her in business class was 28-year-old Agustin Aguero. He told a German news site that he "never expected such a normal person."
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After Plane Troubles, German Chancellor Ends Up On Commercial Flight

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After Plane Troubles, German Chancellor Ends Up On Commercial Flight

After Plane Troubles, German Chancellor Ends Up On Commercial Flight

After Plane Troubles, German Chancellor Ends Up On Commercial Flight

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Angela Merkel was on her way to the G-20 Summit, and next to her in business class was 28-year-old Agustin Aguero. He told a German news site that he "never expected such a normal person."

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin with this installment of, world leaders, they're just like us. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's plane had technical problems, and she ended up on a commercial flight from Germany to Argentina for the G-20 summit. Next to her in business class was 28-year-old Agustin Aguero. He told a German news site he, quote, "never expected such a normal person." The chancellor ate yogurt. She read and slept during the 13-hour flight. Aguero said she smiled at him, but he didn't speak up, which probably suited her just fine. It's MORNING EDITION.

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