Lonely Planet Writer

Smoking passenger sparks emergency landing

A Denver–Boston flight was forced to return to Denver International Airport after a passenger refused to put out his cigarette.

Albania introduces new smoking ban. Image by Karyn Christner / CC BY 2.0
Flight turns back after passenger smokes on board. Image by Karyn Christner / CC BY 2.0

Various reports say the passenger was caught smoking in the bathroom and refused when flight attendants asked him to stop. The plane returned to DIA only 30 minutes after taking off. Read more: travelpulse.com