After Four Hours, Flight Returns To LAX With Wrong Passenger Onboard

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Model Christine Teigen, who was on board the flight, tweeted about the experience, saying "150 people have been majorly inconvenienced".

Law enforcement sources told ABC News the brothers cleared security at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday with legit tickets, but were booked on separate flights to Tokyo. "I don't know why I'm not more upset about this", she wrote.

"ANA wishes to restate its honest apologies to the passengers on NH 175 that were impacted by the delayed flight from Los Angeles International (LAX) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) on December 26th".

In a written statement, ANA said the crew told the pilot about the passenger being on the wrong flight. She wondered on Twitter why the plane was turning around four hours into the 11-hour flight.

In 2015, for example, a British Airways flight flew back to Heathrow Airport just 30 minutes into the seven-hour flight to Dubai because of an overwhelming odor coming from the lavatory.

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ANA Flight 175 turned around four hours into the flight, the LAX Police Department said.

Teigen and Legend seemed to handle it alright.

If investigators determine there was intent to board the incorrect flight, one of the brothers could be accused of being a stowaway, a federal offense punishable up to five years behind bars.

"Why did we all get punished for this one person's mistake?" As part of the airline's security procedure, the pilot in command made a decision to return to the originating airport, where the passenger was disembarked.ANA is researching the situation now to determine how the passenger boarded the flight.ANA would like to express its apologies to the passengers for the inconvenience and is making accommodations for all passengers until the next flight.We take great pride providing exemplary customer service, and on this flight, we failed to do so. Why not just land in Tokyo and send the other person back?

Teigen spent the eight-hour "flight to nowhere" tweeting the ordeal. How is this the better idea, you ask?

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