Emergency Landing After Passenger Prays in Aisle
United Airlines flight lands safely at Dulles
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 9, 2012 6:10 AM CST
A United Airlines flight from London arrives at Dulles Airport in Chantilly, Va. in June 1995.   (AP PHOTO/J. Scott Applewhite, FILE)

(Newser) – A United Airlines flight from Denver landed safely in Washington, DC, after its crew reported an emergency because a male passenger began praying in the aisle. The plane was escorted by military jets after the crew declared the emergency, KUSA-TV reports, and landed 13 minutes ahead of schedule last night at Dulles International Airport. A United spokeswoman says the passenger wasn't following flight attendant instructions for landing; he was escorted off the plane by police.

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right2dave
Nov 18, 2012 11:49 AM CST
What a dumbass!
awojoone1
Nov 11, 2012 3:18 AM CST
IT was a dammm muzzslum !!! Deport these animals !!!
rosarians
Nov 10, 2012 6:48 AM CST
Florida is still counting the votes because it takes a long time the change all of the Obama votes to Romney. Or maybe Floridians can't count. Remember they live in the South and their calendar says it it 1864.