WALKING FISH

We hear that a recent Delta flight landing at Melbourne Airport in Florida, was delayed by four catfish, which were walking on the runway when the pilot turned the aircraft on finals. The catfish, which can use their pectoral fins to propel themselves to an upright position, apparently were attempting to get out of the […]


We hear that a recent Delta flight landing at Melbourne Airport in Florida, was delayed by four catfish, which were walking on the runway when the pilot turned the aircraft on finals.

The catfish, which can use their pectoral fins to propel themselves to an upright position, apparently were attempting to get out of the downpours and floodwaters caused by a tropical storm and ended up on the runway.

Airport crews had to remove them before the Delta plane could land.