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An EL AL Boeing 777 aircraft at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv,.
(photo credit:NIR ELIAS / REUTERS)
While weather and congestion are prominent causes for air traffic delays, an El Al flight on Tuesday experienced an unforeseen holdup at Ben-Gurion Airport due to a different type of hairy situation - a cat. The flight to New York on Israel's national carrier was due to depart at 2:30 p.m., however the small feline had furrowed into the aircraft's cargo hold, causing staff on the ground to undertake a wild goose chase lasting hours, according to Channel 10 News.
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