Championship Bound Flight Drank Dry By ND & SD Fans
High beer consumption in the Dakotas is not a new headline. However, apparently the special Delta Connection flight 4561 from Fargo (FAR) to Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) didn't get the memo. The flight on Saturday, January 7th, 2023 was not prepared for the fans of North Dakota State University and South Dakota State University. On a flight that was made special just for the Frisco, Texas-bound fans for the epic NCAA Division I FCS Championship game, the fans surprised the aircraft crews by how much celebrating was going to take place.
DRANK DRY IN 2 HOURS
According to EyeOnTheFlyer.com, the flight was drunk dry of alcohol about 2/3rds thru the flight. A flight that only had 54 passengers on the Delta Embraer 175. A source on board the Delta Connection texted Eye of the Flyer, "About 2/3 thru our flight, the flight attendants announced that they discovered we were a party group."
Delta does not have a normal schedule for operating non-stop flights between Fargo and Dallas, this was a specially scheduled revenue flight operated by SkyWest. However, for NDSU Bison fans with this latest attempt at a Championship Title, the 10th trip in 12 years, for many alumni Frisco, Texas has become a winter vacation destination.
Here is a look at the stats on how or where North Dakota or South Dakota ranks in beer consumption rates. Per capita according to BeerInfo.com, here is the breakdown.
Top 5 in Beer Consumption
Next time there is such an EPIC game as this NCAA Division I FCS Championship, believe it is safe to say that the cabin crews will remember this group of flyers.
Congrats to the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in a 45 - 21 win over the North Dakota State Bison.