Air France Asks Passengers for Gas Money

Flight from Paris to Beirut was diverted to Syria and crew had trouble paying for refueling.
3:00 | 08/17/12

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An Air France flight had some problems at the pump during an unplanned stop in Syria. The plane was rerouted to Damascus so it needed more fuel. The crew tried to use a credit card but it was declined by Syrian authorities the pilots were forced to asked the passengers for cash to cover the charges. Ultimately an unplanned arrangement was worked out the plane landed safely in Beirut.

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