The world is full of superstitious people, and sometimes these ritual or beliefs can cause pain for others. You might have heard plan getting delayed due to medical emergency, waiting for passenger or some other security risk.
But on Tuesday the strangest thing happen for which a China Southern Airlines flight was delayed for 5 hours because an elderly women was spotted throwing coins at the plane during the boarding process, unfortunately one of the coins landed inside the engine of Airbus A320.
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) June 27, 2017
The women was identified as 80-year old, who was traveling with her husband, daughter and son-in-law Beijing Youth Daily said.
According to Shanghai police, she was identified by her last name Qiu, and later on she was detained while the crew members worked hard to overcome the issue.
The official statement was
“A senior passenger threw coins to the plane’s engine and delayed the flight. The passenger involved has been taken away by police,”
“In order to make sure the flight is safe, China Southern maintenance has conducted a full exam of the plane’s engine.”
The incident went virial on Weibo it’s just like twitter, and hundreds of thousands of Weibo users went on a roasting stream as they trolled the old lady. By comments like
“Grandma, this is not a wish fountain with turtles.”