Couple experience problem on AA flight
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Fla. (WSVN) -- Passengers on a flight to South Florida snapped pictures exposing another problem on an American Airlines plane.
Ann Feinman and Victor Dlugash were traveling to Miami to visit their daughter, but they had an unexpected situation on an American Airlines flight to Miami International Airport Friday night. "Suddenly we heard like a loud popping noise," said Feinman.
According to the couple, they were on American Airlines flight 701 from John F. Kennedy airport to MIA when the inside panel on both sides popped out. "I then viewed the paneling on the plane come loose," said Dlugash.
In a statement American Airlines said: "Upon landing in MIA today, a small piece of the interior panel became dislodged. At no point, was this a safety of flight issue. The aircraft is out of service and is being looked at by our maintenance team in MIA."
"In a minute, on the right side where we were on, I heard another loud popping noise," said Dlugash.
Last month, some seats became loose on several American Airlines flights. The problem attributed to residue buildup that kept locking pins from working properly.
The couple wants to make sure their flight back to New York is a safe one. "I want an answer …” said Feinman.
Feinman said she tried to call AA several times but has been unsuccessful.
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