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A failed engine on united flight from Houston to Boston -- two young Brothers flying alone.
To text their mom about their situation.
Turns out united employees did not like that very much.
Several united workers including the pilot reprimanded the boy is even saying they may never be able to fly again because a federal regulations.
Trace Gallagher has this story Trace.
Congressman Eliot negative or what their dad also aberrant sex is there were flying home would you says unintended minors that's where for an extra -- the flight attendant will kind of keep an eye on them minutes into the flight.
The pilot comes on the intercom.
Here's the boys listen.
The pilot said.
You know are one of Bahrain engines is malfunctioning we need today in a turnaround -- one -- can go go out what could happen to the others.
What if mom didn't know and Wayne Blanton back.
And it we weren't like we didn't.
Have anyone to it does -- fact.
So older brother Colin pulls out his cell phone and texted his mom that an engine failed the plane was turning around mom text back OK maybe your dad is on his way back to the airport.
Then mom fearing the worst gets on the phone with united listen.
They do not have any information for me they didn't tell me that no that's planes -- Son it's looks like it's on route to Boston -- And my -- must be lying.
They had zero communication with us and fact we have to had to battle with them.
So without the text messages from the boys the mom says I got zero information I can't even -- the -- back to the airport but before the boys get off the plane.
They're confronted by the flight attendants and the pilot for breaking the rules using the cell phone in -- can't do that right.
Told they might not be able to ever fly again listen to him again.
Daylight grabbed his body aren't like walking -- -- -- -- -- they're like oh you boys aren't so much trouble.
He doesn't deserve that he was in and had vulnerable situation and he needed to talk to his mom and that's all.
We contacted united mega and they said basically rules are rules can't use yourself on and light them telling -- if an engine -- -- my flight I'm grabbing the soulful.
You know what they they may be banned for life but there also adorable.
Now they've got that -- Trace thank you.
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