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Runaway Crabs Delay U.S. Airways Flight

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A U.S. Airways flight from New York to Charlotte, North Carolina, was delayed after a shipment of crabs escaped in the plane's cargo area, an airline spokesman told ABC News.

Flight 890 was scheduled to leave LaGuardia Airport at 6:59 p.m. Thursday, but instead left at 7:25 p.m. because of "some seafood cargo problems," the spokesman said.

Passengers tweeted about the situation, writing that crew members were forced to round up the crabs:

Can't make this stuff up. Flight delayed cuz live crabs got loose in cargo bin. Have to catch crabs before we can board plane. Seriously.