47 Passengers Spend `surreal' 6 Hours Stuck On Airport Tarmac, Continental Apologizes

47 Passengers Spend `Surreal' 6 Hours Stuck On Airport Tarmac, Continental Apologizes

By its sixth hour sitting on a deserted tarmac, Continental Express Flight 2816 had taken on the smell of diapers and an overwhelmed lone toilet.

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