Plane passenger stuck in bathroom, flight diverted to Denver

Plane passenger stuck in bathroom, flight diverted to Denver

Plane passenger stuck in bathroom, flight diverted to Denver

Officials say a United Airlines flight from Washington DC to San Francisco was diverted to Denver after a passenger got stuck inside the jet's bathroom.

A traveler recorded video inside the plane that captures crew members as they try to rescue the passenger and fix the jammed door, NBC Bay Area reports. You can't make this up.also the Wi-Fi is crappy and there is no way for me to charge my phone, happy travels, ' passenger Taylor Kimber tweeted.

United Airlines Flight 1554 left Washington D.C. Wednesday evening at 5.37pm and made the unscheduled stop in Denver around 7.28pm.

Another passenger, Jennifer Gettman, told local news network KPIX: "The pilot announced, 'In case you haven't heard the rumor, we are going to be landing in Denver because someone locked themselves in the bathroom and, of course, we are not going to make her stay in the bathroom until San Francisco'". "Ma'am we're just working on opening up the door at the moment ma'am". We'll have you out soon'.

The passenger - a woman - was freed after landing.

She also added: "Update: passenger got out of bathroom thanks to @DenverFireDept and is ok...we have to get on another plane now". She was reportedly stuck in the lavatory for around an hour.

United Airlines Flight 1554 ended up leaving Denver International Airport at 9:51 p.m. MDT and arrived at its original destination - San Francisco - at 11:15 p.m. PDT, according to Flight Aware.

Flight 1554 was originally scheduled to arrive in San Francisco at 8:38 p.m. Wednesday night.

A statement by the airplane company said that they're "reaching out to all customers on board and the customer in the lavatory to apologize".

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