Keanu Reeves Making an Emergency Landing Means a Free Burger for You

By Rosenberg, Steven | Daily News (Los Angeles, CA), March 28, 2019 | Go to article overview

Keanu Reeves Making an Emergency Landing Means a Free Burger for You


Rosenberg, Steven, Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)


When confronted with a difficult situation, Keanu Reeves’ movie characters generally know what to do.

And when it comes to potential danger, mild inconvenience and generally being an all-around good guy, Keanu more than proved his mettle as he led a small group of LA-bound airline passengers out of Bakersfield on Saturday after a potential mechanical problem led the pilots of their San Francisco-to-LAX flight to make an emergency landing in the California town known for agriculture, oil production and Buck Owens.

According to reports in the Huffington Post and Yahoo, after the Skywest/United plane made its landing at Meadows Field Airport due to a “mechanical indication,” Reeves helped arrange for himself and a group of passengers to head to Los Angeles by bus — which was faster than flying at that point.

While the irony of the “Speed” star on a bus was not lost on some of Reeves’ fellow travelers, many took to social media to report on how the “Bill & Ted” star entertained them with facts about Bakersfield (lifted from Wikipedia, not that that’s anything wrong with that) and some YouTube-delivered examples of the Bakersfield Sound created by such country legends as Owens, Merle Haggard and Wynn Stewart.

Toward the end of their journey, the party made a stop at a Carl’s Jr. …

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