Delta almost lost Leo DiCaprio yesterday. No, I don't mean his baggage. I mean him. From the New York Post:
"Titantic" heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio averted a real-life disaster -- he was aboard the Delta jet forced to make an emergency landing at Kennedy Airport after an engine failed Sunday.

The actor was trying to fly to Moscow to attend the wildlife conservancy Tiger Summit, his rep said yesterday.

But the Boeing 767 he was on wound up back on the tarmac after one of its two engines blew just minutes after takeoff -- and DiCaprio found himself spending part of the evening signing autographs for crew and passengers.

The pilot of Delta Flight 30 had told authorities that he thought the engine was damaged by a bird strike. Witnesses on the ground also reported seeing flames shooting from the craft's left wing.
Since when do big name stars fly commercial? I thought all of these guys had private planes filled with champagne, coke, and floozies. Obviously this whole engine incident was just a ploy by Leo for attention. He probably realized that if you want to come across as daring, brave, and gutsy in the papers, you don't need to hire a publicist. You just need to fly Delta.

*10 Leo DiCaprio pictures total in the gallery:

  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 1
  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 2
  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 3
  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 4
  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 5
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  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 7
  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 8
  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 9
  • Leo DiCaprio Plane Crash 10

[Pacific Coast News]
  • Katrina Young

    The reason he does all of those things is that his wife told him that he needed to be a down to earth kind of person. She didn't want him to be the "Hollywood type" so.....make sure you keep your head out of the clouds and stay humble and don't abuse the power.......You people....duh! lol

  • kip

    And if he had died would you have still gone on about how it was all a publicity stunt? Real damn classy there. Like Yas said, it's cuz he's eco friendly as he can be in his line of work.

  • Yas

    He says he flies commercial because it's more environmentally friendly. Isn't that more sexy than all the bottles of champagne and coke?

  • anonymous

    why is he dressed like a 65 year old gramps complete with blublock cataract shades?

    he needs tips on how to dress from larry king.

  • GCB

    John Travolta usually taxies the big stars whereever they want to go.

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