Pilot's Extraordinary Move on the Tarmac

Capt. Adam Cohen made the decision to go back to the gate to pick a family up so they could attend their father's funeral.
1:19 | 12/31/15

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Welcome back now to the bold move on the tarmac millions of Americans know the feeling. Rushing to catch a flight before it leaves the gate he BC's Clinton's and Al on the pilot who did something almost unheard of and with good reason. One of the most important flights of their lives and the short family was about to miss it. I just crying they were traveling recently from Phoenix to Minneapolis but their flight was late and time to catch their connection to Memphis ran out the plane pushed back without them. The power wasn't gonna happen pullback in and processors and my mom were sitting there in tears and I'm sitting there screaming through the glass. That's when the captain saw the family he radioed in and found out they were upset because for them missing the flight meant missing their father's funeral. Grandson who. That captain Adam Cohen then made an extraordinarily. Rare decision to come back it was something we needed to do he says this is something we'll take with us knowing we made a difference the family says Cohen's gesture made all the difference they arrived in Memphis in time to say goodbye. And direct selling stocks and does something so kind and rule where people like them. An uncommon act of common decency clintons and dale ABC news Denver.

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