One-hour flight from Las Vegas to CA turned into 17-hour journey for Allegiant ...

One-hour flight from Las Vegas to CA turned into 17-hour journey for Allegiant ...
One-hour flight from Las Vegas to CA turned into 17-hour journey for Allegiant ...
One-hour flight from Las Vegas to California turned into a 17-hour journey from hell after Allegiant Airlines jet couldn't land because control tower was unmanned A one hour flight from Las Vegas, Nevada to Stockton, California turned into a 17-hour trip   Allegiant Airlines flight 161 was scheduled to land in Stockton on Monday at 9:30 pm but was not cleared for landing due to an unmanned control tower The plane was flown back to Las Vegas where it was turned away due to thunderstorms Roughly 175 passengers were eventually deplaned at LAX and made to wait in a holding room without a bathroom  The flight was then rescheduled for the next day and eventually landed in Stockton Tuesday at 2 pm 

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Passengers aboard Allegiant Airlines flight 161 from Las Vegas to Stockton, California had a journey from hell when their one-hour flight turned into a 17-hour journey. 

After taking off from Las Vegas on Monday night, passengers were expecting to land in Stockton, California at 9:30 pm.

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But when the plane arrived in Stockton the pilot couldn't get ahold of anybody on the ground in order to get a weather report. 

Jade Watts, a passenger on the flight explained to CBS Sacramento: 'It was absolutely horrible.'

'The pilot comes on and says the control tower is closed and they can't land without a weather report.' 

The control tower at the Stockton Airport is typically manned from 7 am to 9 pm running on an automated system when the tower is unstaffed. 

Passenger Jade Watts explained that due to an unmanned control tower in Stockton and thunderstorms in Las Vegas a one-hour flight turned into a 17-hour journey for upset passengers

Passenger Jade Watts explained that due to an unmanned control tower in Stockton and

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