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Russian junior hockey team kicked off flight

Updated: January 6, 2011, 12:48 PM ET
By Associated Press

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. -- Russia's gold-medal celebration went into overtime. And that prevented the jubilant participants from boarding their flight Thursday morning, a day after they won the world junior hockey championship.

About 30 members of the Russian contingent were asked to get off a Delta Air Lines flight from Buffalo to Atlanta after boarding for takeoff early Thursday morning, an airport spokesman said.

"To ensure the safe operation of the flight, the crew of Flight ...

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