Two brothers who boarded a airplane on one go could also be dealing with prison costs after the Tuesday flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo was rotated.
The disastrous All Nippon Airways flight, which mannequin Chrissy Teigen livetweeted, was diverted 4 hours after takeoff and returned to LAX after crew members found that one passenger had boarded with out the right go.
Legislation enforcement sources advised ABC that the brothers, who’re each Americans, every had tickets to Tokyo; one ticket was for ANA and the opposite was for United Airways.
Each males, nonetheless, boarded Teigen’s ANA flight. They had been interviewed by authorities after touchdown again at LAX and launched, in response to ABC.
The brothers haven’t but been charged, however the FBI is reportedly weighing prison costs. Stowaways can withstand 5 years in jail.
The airline may additionally face fines from the U.S. Customs and Border Safety.
ANA apologized to the curtomers on the flight in a press release Wednesday.
“We didn’t ship the customer support we try for. Thanks all to your feedback and permitting us to attach, be taught and serve you higher,” the airline stated.
“We welcome ongoing suggestions to grasp how we are able to work to make this proper.”
Teigen spent the eight-hour “flight to nowhere” tweeting the ordeal.
“Like we had been all simply havin a good time up right here flyin within the sky watching gran torino time to go dwelling now,” she wrote.
“Why did all of us get punished for this one particular person’s mistake? Why not simply land in Tokyo and ship the opposite particular person again? How is that this the higher thought, you ask? All of us have the identical questions.”