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More Info on Plane Turned Back Due To Kidnapping

image from fbi.gov

Last week I wrote about a plane that turned around due to a child being illegally taken out of the country.

When I first heard about the story there weren’t a lot of details about what had happened. I came across an article from the Washington Post which filled in some of the gaps and offered a better explanation of the situation.

Just a refresher- A United Airlines flight flying direct from Washington to Beijing turned around hours into the flight at the request of the FBI due to a parental kidnapping. Continue reading More Info on Plane Turned Back Due To Kidnapping

Plane Turns Around- Child Illegally Taken Out of Country

A United Airlines flight bound for Beijing had to turn around and head back to D.C. after the FBI got involved. The FBI requested that it return due to a child custody investigation.

After taking off around noon the flight returned to DC at 5pm and didn’t take off again until 7:47pm. (I definitely feel bad for the other passengers onboard.)  Continue reading Plane Turns Around- Child Illegally Taken Out of Country