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Delta flight forced back by Dorian's crosswinds

Computer outage grounds Delta flights nationwide
Posted at 3:41 PM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 22:39:22-04

(AP) — Delta Air Lines says a flight from Atlanta to Nassau, Bahamas, was forced to turn back because of high crosswind speeds.

Delta says Flight 337, which had 42 customers on board, took off just before 10 a.m. EDT Monday because forecasts showed crosswinds within limits and Nassau's airport was open. But wind speeds increased while the flight was en route, so it returned to Atlanta.

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Delta said it would offer hotel rooms for those customers and rebook them on a Tuesday flight. The airline also said that all remaining Delta flights to or from the Bahamas on Monday have been cancelled.

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