Bees on a Plane Delay Wichita-Bound Flight

KWCH12 Eyewitness News    May 31, 2014 

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A United flight from Houston to Wichita was delayed because of a swarm of bees.

The massive swarm of bees landed on the nose of United flight 4455 in Houston. The honey bees forced the airline to switch out planes, causing about two-hour delay. Chase Goff, passenger, told Eyewitness News about 30 people boarded the plane, when they were forced to deplane because of the buzz.

Passengers told Eyewitness News they've never experienced something like this in their years of flying.

"I thought she was lying," Goff said. "Flying well over thirty times a year, and I've never seen or heard anything like that before."

Several passengers tweeted the ordeal, using #beesonaplane.

The new plane landed in Wichita just after 4 p.m. Saturday, without incident.  

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