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One of the travelers returning home after studying abroad for four months, Toni Santoro from Troy, expressed, I didn’t know what day it was.” On Sunday, the plane was diverted towards the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador; the airline confirmed it was due to a technical issue on the aircraft.
Santoro said, “I didn’t know if we would make it home on time.” Another passenger mentioned that the flight took a “sharp turn” during the journey. “The pilot informed us that we had to land there because there was an issue with one of the de-icers on the plane. He strongly stated that if the de-icer wasn’t working, the engine could have been damaged, or it could have been seriously damaged, and it wouldn’t work.”
Due to the unscheduled landing, temporary accommodations were unusual for the passengers. Santoro said, “They put us in some military barracks.” “Honestly, it felt like a hotel. It wasn’t bad. We had soap, water, everything.”
According to Delta, adverse weather conditions and runway conditions at Gander International Airport in Newfoundland and Labrador affected the crew’s duty time, resulting in operational suspension.
The airline ensured arrangements for an additional flight to be deployed to ensure passengers reached Detroit Metro Airport by Monday. Santoro’s father mentioned that he is thrilled to have the family back for the holidays amid the weather challenges.
Gary Santoro said, “We can’t believe this is real.” “Actually, they got home after a 3-day journey. They left campus by bus on Friday night, and with every delay, this and more became more surreal. Then when we heard they were making an emergency landing… we said it was the icing on the cake.”
Some passengers reported ongoing difficulties in retrieving their luggage, which had been accidently placed on a separate flight.