Coffee maker fumes divert Southwest flight to a Florida airport

Coffee maker fumes divert Southwest flight to a Florida airport

Flight 1539 bound for Houston from Orlando, was on Tuesday morning diverted to Pensacola International Airport in Florida all because of coffee fumes. The smell of fumes was reported to be originating from the back of the plane and the pilots had no choice but to divert and land the plane in Florida to have the plane checked.

Vernon Stewart, the spokesman for Pensacola city said that all the flight crew members and passengers were asked to alight from the aircraft in order for a proper check. It was however soon discovered that the fumes were originating from a coffee maker in the cabin.

Soon after the aircraft was declared safe, everyone reboarded and the flight continued. Who knew that fumes from a coffee maker could cause such panic and havo