“Grandma, this is not a wish fountain with turtles.”
An 80 year old woman threw coins into the engine before boarding the plane for ‘Good Luck’.
Lady threw 9 coins at the engine as she was walking on the tarmac to board the plane, 8 coins missed the target but one nestled inside the engine. Luckly a passenger spotted her and reported it to authorities.
Following the incident, the China Southern Airlines A320. flight CZ380 was delayed for over 5 hours at Pudong International Airport.
“In order to make sure the flight is safe, China Southern maintenance has conducted a full exam of the plane’s engine.”
The incident was soon trending on Weibo and police added in a statement: “After investigation the involved passenger surnamed Qiu said she threw the coins to pray for safety.
“Grandma, this is not a wish fountain with turtles.” people commented on social media