American Airlines Admits to Plane Mistake

The airline admitted that a plane it used for a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii last month was not certified to fly an extended trip over the water.
0:50 | 09/14/15

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When investigation is underway after a mix up at American Airlines admitting to sending the wrong plane across the ocean the Airbus that made the trip from Los Angeles. To Honolulu last month was not authorized to fly long distances. Over open water the plane very similar but such flights are required to. Carry certain emergency equipment. It is concerning that an airplane that did not have the extra certification. Did not have the extra equipment. Was allowed to make this long distance flight. There were people all the way along the line the pilots the ground crew the administrator somebody could've caught this. The good news is they fessed up they're gonna fix it I think every other airline America's gonna make sure that they never make the same mistake. The plane did land safely in Hawaiian Americans has at the FAA was immediately notified once he realized exactly what had happened.

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