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Eeeek!; mouse-on-board brings travel trouble for BA flight

Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 00:44

A mouse caused a four-hour delay for passengers aboard a British Airways flight bound for San Francisco from London on Wednesday, with passengers having to change planes while officials scoured the orginal plane in search of the roaming rodent. Colette Luke reports.

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It was a long time coming but finally....British Airways Flight 285 touched down in San Francisco Wednesday night...delayed for hours....by a mouse. Passengers in London had been ordered to change planes after the rodent was discovered on board. (SOUNDBITE) PASSENGER CHRIS CLAEBOE "You can't take off with a mouse" SOUNDBITE Passenger, Annina Salven saying: "I think we made a joke that it's clear the mouse can't enter U.S. airspace without a passport. But, you know, (laughs) in general, I think it makes sense because I really want to eat food on a plane that had a mouse. So, I think we were all pretty happy we switched planes." And British Airways was also looking on the bright side....issuing a statement saying "Everyone with two legs is now on their way to California, and we are sorry for the delay."

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Eeeek!; mouse-on-board brings travel trouble for BA flight

Thursday, March 02, 2017 - 00:44