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9 Craziest Things Plane Passengers Have Done to Cheat the System

The most outrageous, hilarious, and true stories of people who tried to bend the rules when flying the friendly skies. (Spoiler alert: It didn't always go well.)

Pilot Turns Plane Around So Elderly Couple Can Say Goodbye to Their Dying Grandson

They were already onboard when they got the news of their grandson's life-threatening illness.


A Frustrating Plane Delay, and the Simple Baggie of Cookies That Made It All Better

My delayed flight led to to a life-changing interaction.


Inside the Dirty World of an Outlaw Pilot

They'll run food or medicine, guns or drugs, for the highest bidder. They'll fly in planes that are held together...