A VietJet Air plane was forced to return to the gate on Tuesday after a passenger asked the captain to turn the plane around so she could address, what she described as, "an emergency family affair."
The incident happened at around 8 p.m. when a Ho Chi Minh City-bound plane was about to take off from Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport.
Nguyen Hong Nhat, 20, told a flight attendant she had just been informed of an urgent affair related to her family and she had to get off the plane.
The flight attendant informed the captain of the situation, and the captain directed the plane back to the airport.
Nhat got her baggage back and was discharged from the plane.
The plane took off at 9:10 p.m. that evening.