Thanks to Pat for sharing this story from the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Apparently a flight bound from San Francisco to Honolulu has met with all sorts of delays that has the passengers ready to riot according to the spouse of one of the passengers.

United 73 was set depart nearly 24 hours ago but thanks mechanical issues, the passengers disembarked and had to wait for another plane to arrive from Hawaii only to be further delayed due to “luggage inspection” and “weight” issues with the new aircraft.

After a week that saw a Jetblue pilot lose control in the cabin during flight and a drunk US Air passenger who decided it was OK to kick and spit on the crew, I can only imagine what will come from this situation……

According to, they’re still a bit away from departure: