A Delta flight was forced to return to the boarding gate when two of its customers were not wearing masks, according to Delta Air Lines spokeswoman Emma Protis.
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Protis told CNN that July 23 Flight 1227 was en route from Atlanta to Detroit when they were forced to turn around.
“Flight 1227 from Detroit to Atlanta returned to the gate after two customers did not follow crew instructions. After a short delay, the plane left for Atlanta, ”read a statement to CNN.
The two passengers were kicked off the plane, Protis said.
According to the Delta website, “Delta customers and employees are required to wear an appropriate mask or face covering over their nose and mouth throughout their travel, in accordance with CDC best practice guidelines.”