January 4th, 2011
01:28 AM ET

United Airlines flight diverted to Toronto

A United Airlines flight was diverted to Toronto late Monday after the plane's communication system began to malfunction, an airline official said.

Flight 940 never lost contact with air traffic control, according to United spokesman Rahsaan Johnson. The extent of the problem with the communication system wasn't immediately clear, but was bad enough the captain asked to divert, he said.

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  1. Fred Bartkowski

    Eventually even you will run out of crack.

    January 4, 2011 at 4:08 am | Report abuse |
  2. wrinkle

    They say every time you gain a bit of wisdom, your ass gets a new wrinkle. Think about it. And don't ask.

    January 4, 2011 at 4:28 am | Report abuse |
  3. wrinkle

    They also say every time jimmy fallon laughs at his own jokes a kitten dies. think about it. don't ask, don't tell.

    January 4, 2011 at 4:35 am | Report abuse |
  4. wrinkle

    what they don't tell you is that conan o'brian is the one who kills the kitten. here comes my discharge. no pun intended.

    January 4, 2011 at 4:37 am | Report abuse |
  5. Mark

    Toronto sucks. Too bad they weren't diverted to Montreal instead. It's a much better city!

    January 4, 2011 at 4:42 am | Report abuse |
  6. wrinkle

    And when I sat down to watch, I forgot and sat on my hand. My thumb was in there!

    January 4, 2011 at 4:44 am | Report abuse |
  7. wrinkle

    but srsly, my hand is stuck and I've been typing with one hand for the past eight hours. but i'm used to doing that anyway..
    😀

    January 4, 2011 at 4:46 am | Report abuse |
  8. wrinkle

    I'm playing "hot potato" right now...anyone want the details? hee hee!

    January 4, 2011 at 4:54 am | Report abuse |
  9. wrinkle

    I do, I do!

    January 4, 2011 at 4:58 am | Report abuse |
  10. terri sue

    Wow what a bunch of crazy mofos (we are !) love it

    January 4, 2011 at 5:05 am | Report abuse |
  11. terri sue

    Only in america LoL

    January 4, 2011 at 5:09 am | Report abuse |
  12. terri sue

    Amurrka!

    January 4, 2011 at 5:11 am | Report abuse |
  13. terri sue

    yankee doodle went to town riding on a pony, stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni!

    January 4, 2011 at 5:13 am | Report abuse |
  14. terri sue

    Love the turd ball stories btw

    January 4, 2011 at 5:15 am | Report abuse |
  15. terri sue

    😀

    January 4, 2011 at 5:17 am | Report abuse |
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