Jet Diverted Due To Passenger Flatulence

An American Airlines flight from Washington D.C. to Dallas made an an emergency landing in Nashville Monday after passengers reported smelling the odor of struck matches.

American Airlines Flight 1053 landed safely and 99 passengers on the plane were taken off the plane as an investigation was begun, according to The Tennessean.

Bomb-sniffing dogs found the burned matches in the cabin, the newspaper reported.

The FBI talked to a woman who admitted that she struck the matches in an effort to conceal flatulence.

The passengers and their luggage went through security again before the jet was allowed to continue the flight to Dallas. The woman was not allowed back on the plane.

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