“He’s like, ‘But something’s not right.’ They [flight staff] said, ‘Is it an emergency?’ He said, ‘I don’t know,’ so they said, ‘Go sit down.’ They said, ‘Everything’s normal,” she told the paper.
As a last minute precaution, a stewardess looked out the window, only to see jet fuel spewing from the 767’s wing. The plane was then stopped, and the same flight attendant that rebuffed Michael’s warning offered an apology.
While the flight’s staff did say thank you to the couple with a glass of champagne in the cockpit, all the airline offered in consolation was a meal voucher, per the report. They slept on the floor of baggage claim, only until another passenger was kind enough to gift them a hotel voucher as a reward.