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Nearly 200 passengers aboard a Delta flight from New York’s JFK airport to Los Angeles on Wednesday described a nightmare flight after extensive holdups led to an 18-hour delay before its take-off.

Delta flight DL975 was scheduled to depart New York at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, but did not end up leaving until the next morning due to mechanical and weather issues, the Business Insider reports.

The article goes on to state the following:

Several celebrities were among the passengers, reportedly including Beyonce’s mother Tina Knowles-Lawson, “Stranger Things” star Dacre Montgomery, and a number of cast members from ABC’s “Dancing with The Stars.”

Emma Slater, a  professional dancer on “Dancing With The Stars,” tweeted a video of stunned passengers reacting to a Delta gate agent informing everyone, after eight hours of waiting, that they would not get hotel rooms to accommodate them for the overnight delay.

Delta responded to Slater’s tweet, writing, “Hi Emma, I sincerely apologize for your travel experience today and certainly understand your frustration. It’s never our intention for this type of delay to happen. Please DM me with your confirmation or ticket number so I can look into your reservation. Thank you. HMB.”

One Twitter user pounced on Delta’s response, writing, “Delta, thank you for rectifying this for one famous person and only making a statement to a famous person. You’ve really knocked this one out of the park.”

Buzzfeed employee Matthew K. Begbie was also on the flight, and tweeted about the long, long wait:

Other passengers tweeted their outrage as well. One passenger, Brett White, posted a long thread of updates:

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  1. And what’s your point? Are they special? Not in my book, they are just people flying from one destination to another, just like millions of other people do every day.

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