A flight from Philadelphia to Boston was delayed after two people were able to gain unauthorized access to the plane, ABC Action News reports.
American Airlines Airbus A321 flight #AA1655 was set to depart Philadelphia International Airport at 8 a.m. Sunday, but it did not take off on time due to the incident.
The airline issued the following statement:
“Two passengers gained unauthorized access to one of our aircrafts earlier this morning. Out of an abundance of caution, we are utilizing a different aircraft for the flight to Boston. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience.”
Investigators are looking into how the two people were able to open a secured door controlled by the airport.
Passengers took off from Philadelphia on a new plane shortly before 11 a.m.