ANA Flight NH175, which departed LAX shortly after 11:30 a.m., without warning turned around, when some four hours into the 11 and a half hour flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo - roughly one third of the flying time to Japan - into the flight after the Japanese All Nippon Airways crew members became aware that one passenger had allegedly boarded the wrong flight, according to a statement later issued by the airline.
According to local sources, attention to the same passenger by the ANA crew was initially drawn when he attempted to change seats.
So basically the boarding pass scanner is just a beedoop machine that makes beedoop noises that register to nowhere."
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