(above) After upsetting Canada last night the Russian Junior Hockey Team was kicked off a Delta flight this morning for being too drunk
From: Puck Daddy
WIVB News 4 in Buffalo has confirmed that the Russian world junior champs were removed from a Delta Airline flight this morning at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Delta Airlines spokeswoman Susan Elliott released a statement:
"The crew of flight 1266 (BUF-ATL) opted to deny boarding to 30 passengers displaying unruly behavior to ensure the safe operation of the flight. These passengers will be rebooked on a future flight."WGRZ-TV in Buffalo defined "unruly" in its report:
According to police, the players were thrown off of a Delta flight scheduled to leave Buffalo-Niagara International Airport because members of the team were intoxicated. Team members were seen sitting in the baggage claim area after their flight took off.