Fri, Sep 01, 2006
Woke Up Where She Started
one thought anything about it when a 17-year-old girl flying from
Malta to Sofia, Bulgaria, fell asleep on the plane. I mean, who
among us hasn't fallen asleep on a long flight, lulled by the quiet
roar of jet engines and the wind as it whistles around the
But this young woman must've been VERY tired.
She slept right through the plane's landing in Sofia... she
continued to saw logs as passengers left the Air Malta plane...
remained asleep as passengers boarded the plane... and didn't stir
once as the plane took off again, headed back to Malta.
Imagine Mom and Dad's surprise when all they got of their
daughter in Sofia was her suitcase. And imagine our sleepy young
traveler's surprise when she woke up... back in Malta?
Now, imagine the dressing down security officers got for failing
to sweep the plane in Sofia?
While security officers were no doubt chastised for their
oversight, the girl -- identified by the BNT news service as
Mariana -- had to purchase a second ticket to hed back to
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