PHOTOS: Plane from EWR to LAX makes emergency landing; Many Lakewood Bachurim on flight

A United Airlines flight from EWR to LAX made an Emergency landing moments ago, reportedly after a smoke alarm went off.

The plane, with many Bachurim from Lakewood and other Yeshivas heading to Los Angeles for Purim, departed Newark Aiport at approximately 8:30 PM, but landed a short time after take off in Allentown Airport, Pennsylvania.

“B”H everyone is okay,” a passenger told TLS.

Upon arrival, firefighters walked on to the plane to investigate the cause.

Shortly afterwards, the passengers deplaned.

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  1. Mr. Tomatoface,
    I am glad you feel this world should be better. bachrim out of bais medrash?! Omg!!
    Maybe you should not be posting on the treif Internet.

    Don’t be the worlds mashgiach.
    Happy Purim

  2. Mr. Tomato face,

    Are you by any chance a yeshiva bochur? Have you ever been? Don’t you think that Bachurim who are shteiging all year deserve to have a Purim that they will enjoy? (hopefully in a safe way) A thought: maybe take their place in the BM and realize what they put in day after day to earn the name yeshiva bochur… It’s not taken lightly. A title of that caliber is earned by hard work, conforming to the yeshiva’s expectations, and forming a Shaychis to their rabbeim.

    I’m so happy that these Bochurim have the opportunity to assist their makom Torah with the strenuous task of keeping food in their dining room, paying the bills that those who are not in yeshiva should be undertaking. Ashrecha, v’ashrei chelkecha. They should be matzliach and have a safe and enjoyable Purim!
    A freilechen to all.

  3. E-cig won’t set off smoke alarm. Its not smoke. Allentown has a short runway. The nose is in the trees. A tractor has to turn the plane around for take off.

  4. I don’t have a problem with Bachurim going I just have 2 questions who’s taking responsibility and who they gonna say “rebbe I wanna learn” to?

  5. It seems like some people are loosing sleep over my comment so I’ll clarify. It is no simple thing to learn all day. MOST people CAN’T Handle learning all day, another way of saying it’s not the RIGHT way of life for them. So many Bacharim would be HAPPIER and More acting More ערליך if they were either Working or preparing themselves for a פרנסה, also known as an education, part of their day. They wouldn’t be EXPLODING and need to use the יום טוב of Purim as a day of שיכרות and לצנות.
    Something is Seriously wrong with the “system” and if you don’t realize that, נעבעך!
    א פרייליכן פורים!!!!

  6. @tomatoface the predominant problem with the “system” are products like you. Take your head out of the sand and get a productive job. It might do you some good.

  7. @tomatoface. Just curious why u don’t have to spend the day in the bm and only them. also I can’t wait till ur kids grow up and are exactly the same and they will also go to la we won’t hear a word from you. I think the real think here ur upset about is the collecting u just don’t want to give them money. So don’t why the hate

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