Delta Flight's Bathrooms Fill Up, Pilot Makes Emergency Pit Stop for Passengers - NBC New York

Delta Flight's Bathrooms Fill Up, Pilot Makes Emergency Pit Stop for Passengers

Delta says ground crews rolled a stairway to the airplane so passengers could "disembark to find relief of built-up pressures"

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    A Delta flight from New York City to Seattle had to make a stop in Billings, Montana after the plane's toilets filled up and passengers couldn't hold it any longer. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017)

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    • A Delta flight from NYC to Seattle had to make an emergency stop after the plane's toilets filled up and passengers could no longer hold it

    • Delta says after landing no gate was available and rolled a stairway to the airplane for passengers to 'find relief of built-up pressures"

    • A flight from New York City to Seattle can take about six hours

    A Delta flight from New York City to Seattle had to make a stop in Billings, Montana, after the plane's toilets filled up and passengers couldn't hold it any longer.

    The Billings Gazette reports the direct flight diverted hundreds of miles south on Saturday to make the emergency bathroom stop.

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    Delta says that upon landing in Billings, the plane had to taxi to a cargo area because a gate was not available. Delta says ground crews rolled a stairway to the airplane so passengers could "disembark to find relief of built-up pressures."

    A flight from New York City to Seattle can take about six hours.

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