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Stinky Passenger Socks Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing At LAX, Los Angeles Airport

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Smelly Passenger Socks Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing LAX, Los Angeles Airport

Drama As Plane Makes Emergency Landing As Stench From Dirty Passenger’s Socks Became Unbearable For Passengers

A mild drama happened at the Los Angeles Airport on Sunday when a smelly passenger socks formed a whole plane to make an emergency landing after the stench emanating from the individual became unbearable for the other plane passengers.

stinky socks plane make emergency landing

This happened on an Alaska Airlines aircraft heading from San Francisco to New Orleans on Sunday.

When the strong odour became offensive, the airline was forced to make an emergency landing at the Los Angeles International Airport.

All the passengers were directed onto new flights but the identity of the individual with the smelly socks was shielded.



  1. Jibowu Idris

    August 16, 2018 at 10:11 PM

    dis is funny so whos I the male passenger

    • Metu Nyetu

      August 17, 2018 at 5:59 AM

      I SUSPECT Bench. Lolz

    • Keep it real

      August 17, 2018 at 5:32 PM

      could be a female passenger.

      • Moss Malone

        August 25, 2018 at 12:47 PM

        What made you think so? It’s the***** men; they stink!!! Read my comment .

  2. Big Aunty Koks

    August 16, 2018 at 10:11 PM

    Ouch! Couldn’t they have caused the offensive socks to be pulled off and safely stored in an air-tight covered container and the passenger given another pair of socks from the airline stock without having to make the emergency landing?
    Maybe it is time for airlines to start screening passengers for damp dirty smelly socks. Na wa o!

  3. iron bar

    August 17, 2018 at 1:01 AM

    Destroy the damn socks and let him/her stay bare footed rather inconviniencing other passengers.smelly armpit nko ?not to talk of horrible breath not caused by med condition..i detest such..

  4. Bench

    August 17, 2018 at 6:08 AM

    Metu Nyetu or wetin am I calling upon your name, wetin have I do you again? I have be carefuling myself to not be calling you. But you have not be carefuling yourself and is be calling me when anybody do mumu something. Are you think say I be mumu? Are you think say I am not baff in the morning? Is it bicos I smoke igbo? I am even clean pass away you if you are doesn’t knowing. I have not entering oroplane since my mama was borning me like a pikin. But you are say is me weyris smell for inside oroplane for oyibo place. You are wetin Zimbabwe pipuls are call ambavubwe, weyris meat wey born for fire. Is wetin you be.

  5. Anike

    August 17, 2018 at 6:58 AM

    Some men are despicable with their dirty habits! Imagine smelly socks in a plane.

  6. Flavour

    August 17, 2018 at 7:47 AM

    Can it be just the smelly socks or feet inclusive?
    Just wondering aloud!

  7. Moss Malone

    August 25, 2018 at 3:33 PM

    In 2008 I caught a connecting flight from the Netherlands to Nigeria. The plane was filled with Nigerians travelling back home. Half way through the journey the whole place began to stink. A young man sitting on my left shook off his shoes and I nearly fainted as the stench from his socks, and possibly his feet, hit my nostrils and exploded in my brain. I held my breath but for a short while. I got up and walked to the back but to no avail. It was everywhere. The facial expressions of the airhostesses said it all: upper lips curled up and noses wrinkled in a manner that hindered smiling. To counter the bad odour, the crew cranked up the aircon. That helped somehow but could not eliminate the stench completely; you had to bear it because there was nowhere else to go for relief.

    When the plane touched down at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, you could see the relief on the faces of the flight attendants as they were able to turn on the smiles once again as they were from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport before we boarded the plane to Lagos.

    Before 2008, I read a piece on the Nigerian World website about KLM spraying something inside the aircraft while in flight. I presume the plane was filled with Nigerians. The writer was besides himself with worry. He made it sound as if the airplane crew sprayed some chemicals inimical to human health. He kept asking “Who did this to Nigerians?” “Nobody did nothing to Nigerians,” as my friend would say. Nigerians did it to themselves: they stank. The men, that is.

    Whatever was prayed was to eliminate bad odour. Make una baf before una travel.

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