According to the sources, a Delta flight was made to return to the gate after departing because a woman refused to comply with social distancing norms and didn’t adhere to the mask-wearing policy. Also, the flight was departed late due to disturbance in the whole operations, as per reports.
As per the confirmation of Delta flights, a Los-Angeles bound Delta flight was returned to the gate because a lady didn’t follow the coronavirus social distancing and new normal norms of every flight under Delta. According to the employees of Delta, the flight departed 30 minutes later and the woman who refused to wear a mask was debarred from entering the plane.
The mother of the chief of staff of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan was also traveling on the same flight as confirmed by her tweet which read, “My mom’s @Delta flight from Detroit to LA just turned around and went back to the gate because a passenger refused to wear a mask. Flight attendants announced masks are non-negotiable! Thank you @Delta for putting passenger safety first! @LASpeech.”
Also, the identity of the woman passenger because of whom the flight had to turn back, wasn’t revealed and according to sources, it is not yet confirmed whether the woman was posed to any penalty or she was normally removed from boarding the flight.
The spokesperson of the airline said, “The customer was removed from the plane and the flight departed without incident.”