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Flight diverted after passenger stuck in bathroom

/ 04:45 PM September 28, 2019
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A flight was diverted after the door to one of the airplane’s bathrooms would not open. Image: INQUIRER.net stock photo

DENVER — Officials say a United Airlines flight from Washington D.C. to San Francisco was diverted to Denver after a passenger got stuck inside the jet’s bathroom.

KUSA-TV reported that Denver International Airport spokeswoman Emily Williams says the door to one of the airplane’s bathrooms would not open, but could not confirm why.

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Williams says the flight crew called for assistance and the Denver firefighters helped open the door.

Williams says there were no calls for medical assistance.

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KUSA-TV says United Airlines confirmed that someone was in the bathroom. NVG

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