American Flight Delayed After Passenger Won’t Turn Off Cell Phone

CHICAGO (CBS) — Passengers on an O’Hare flight to Raleigh-Durham were delayed after a passenger refused to turn off his cell phone on Wednesday afternoon.

American Airlines flight 168 returned to the gate at Terminal 3 to deplane the passenger, who did not comply with the crew’s instructions, according to an American spokeswoman.

The flight departed for Raleigh Durham at 3:34 p.m., about 30 minutes behind schedule.

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