A flight in China was delayed for several hours after an elderly woman tossed some coins into one of the engines while she was boarding. Investigators believe it was for good luck.


Passengers witnessed the woman throwing her coins at the plane's engine from the boarding staircase. The staff say she was about 80-years-old and was with her family. A maintenance crew was able to dig out nine coins while inspecting the engine.

The flight finally took off after being delayed more than five hours.

Read more at South China Morning Post.