Airline Employees Failed To Notice Passenger Was On The Wrong Flight Gemma Cargin was flying from Manchester, England, to Belfast, Northern Ireland. She woke up from a nap and learned her plane was headed to Gibraltar. The BBC says it was a detour of 2,396 miles.

Airline Employees Failed To Notice Passenger Was On The Wrong Flight

Airline Employees Failed To Notice Passenger Was On The Wrong Flight

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Gemma Cargin was flying from Manchester, England, to Belfast, Northern Ireland. She woke up from a nap and learned her plane was headed to Gibraltar. The BBC says it was a detour of 2,396 miles.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. Gemma Cargin was flying from Manchester, England, to Belfast, Northern Ireland - or so she thought. Midflight, she woke up from a nap and learned her plane was going to Gibraltar instead. Weirdly, she had had no trouble getting on the plane. It landed in Gibraltar. She took a selfie, got back on another plane, flew back to Manchester, then on to Belfast. The BBC did the math and, all told, she took a detour of 2,396 miles. It's MORNING EDITION.

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