PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A delayed flight Friday forced a local high school student to start her trip to the prom – 30,000 feet in the air!
Hailey McDevitt and her classmates were returning from a school trip to Spain.READ MORE: Man Killed, 2 Others Injured In Shooting Outside Popeyes In North Philadelphia: Police
Their 1 p.m. flight was delayed until 6 p.m., so she started getting ready on the plane.
Once they landed, Hailey’s family and friends helped put on the finishing touches inside the airport restroom.READ MORE: Bridgeport Police Department Expecting Large Turnout For Annual National Night Out Event
She spoke to CBS 3 Eyewitness News about her whirlwind day.
“Very hectic, cried a few times, had to do my hair and makeup in the airport and buy a lot of things for it, very hectic,” she said.MORE NEWS: Raising Cane's Opening 2nd Philadelphia Location Tuesday
Hailey and her date were able to make it to the big dance.