Delta pilot turns back to get family

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A Delta pilot turned around to pick up a family who was late for their connecting flight.

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MINNEAPOLIS – A family from Phoenix have nothing but praise for a Delta pilot who showed them an extraordinary act of kindness.

The family was trying to get to their father’s funeral in Tennessee. But they were late for their connecting flight in Minneapolis.

The Delta flight already started to taxi to the runway. Airline workers told the pilot about the family’s plight. And one family member even waved to the pilot from the terminal to get his attention.

The pilot decided to go back and let them on the plane. The family made it to the funeral on time.

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