Lonely Planet Writer

Norwegian plane delayed by roaming rodent

Rogue rodent grounds flight to NYC.
Rogue rodent grounds flight to NYC. Image by Mark Bray / CC BY 2.0

A Norwegian airlines plane bound for New York’s JFK airport was grounded at Oslo Gardemoen for five hours because there was a mouse loose in the cabin. The flight was due to leave Oslo at 6pm on Tuesday, but the furry stowaway evaded capture by pest control for several hours; ground staff confirmed they checked to make sure it hadn’t chewed through any cables. Read more: thelocal.no