Nightly News   |  December 03, 2013

Delta passengers bumped for UF basketball players

The University of Florida men’s basketball team were put onto a Delta flight, bumping several passengers, after the team charter broke down. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> delta airlines has a lot of explaining to do after passengers on a gainesville to atlanta flight on a delta connection were bumped in order to fly the university of florida men's basketball team so they could make a game at uconn, happening on sunday, one of the busier days of the year, the charter broke down and delta offered to make good on seats and other flights. back at the game, florida lost to uconn at the buzzer.