Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) is working with investigators in the U.S. and the Netherlands after objects that appeared to be sewing needles were found in sandwiches on four flights from Amsterdam to the U.S. yesterday.
One person was injured and declined medical treatment after a flight landed in Minneapolis, Kristin Baur, a Delta spokeswoman, said in an interview today. The incident is being investigated by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and officials in the Netherlands as well as Gate Gourmet, Delta’s caterer, she said.
“Delta is taking this matter extremely seriously and is cooperating with local and federal officials who are investigating the incident,” Baur said.
Needles found on 4 separate Delta flights!!
MINNEAPOLIS — Delta Air Lines Inc. is trying to figure out how needles got into turkey sandwiches on four flights from Amsterdam to the U.S.
The airline said that what appear to be sewing needles were found in six sandwiches on four flights on Sunday. One passenger on a flight to Minneapolis was injured, but the passenger declined to get medical attention, according to Delta spokeswoman Kristin Baur. The other needles were on two flights to Atlanta and one to Seattle.