Passengers who remained expected to land in JFK, but severe winds and turbulence led to another diversion.
This time, the flight landed in Boston, but not before turbulence made many passengers sick.
"There were a lot of people getting sick, several people needed oxygen," passenger Maribel Reyes said. "It was really bad, I never experienced turbulence like that. I thought the plane was going to break in half. The pilot described it as a blender."
After another delay in Boston due to security concerns after landing at 3 p.m., the flight eventually landed at JFK 30 hours after the original fight departed.
"The flight redeparted for JFK the following day as Delta flight 9929 but diverted to Boston as a result of severe weather in New York," spokesman Michael Thomas said in a statement. "With improving conditions, the flight arrived at JFK before 8 p.m. EST Tuesday."
Thomas said that passengers were offered 12,500 Skymiles and those who did not have a Delta frequent flyer account were given vouchers. He could not say the voucher amount.
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.