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Plane returns to LA because a passenger was on the wrong flight

LOS ANGELES – An airline says a Tokyo-bound flight back to Los Angeles hours into the journey after the crew discovered that one of the passengers had boarded the wrong plane.

A statement from All Nippon Airways says the pilot decided to return to the original airport as part of the airline security procedures.

Flight 175 left from Los Angeles International Airport at 11:36 pm, Tuesday and returned to LOS angeles at 7:33 pm

Model Chrissy Teigen was on board and live-tweeted on the developments. She wondered on Twitter why the plane was turning around four hours into the 11-hour flight.

ANA says that it is trying to determine how the passenger boarded the wrong flight.

In an ode to the inconvenience of passengers, the airline says that it is proud of the customer service and not on this flight.

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