Hari Sauri : In 1976, Detroit, we had a momentary scare about an hour into the flight. The plane suddenly lost altitude, causing a dramatic change in cabin pressure. Passengers gasped in shock. My eyes whirled around in my head as I became dizzy and a little alarmed. I instinctively looked to Prabhupada, but he simply smiled at me, somewhat amused by it all.
Apart from this, the trip was uneventful and our plane touched down after a four-hour flight. Fifty or sixty devotees led by Satsvarupa dasa Goswami, Madhavananda dasa, the temple president, and Srutakirti dasa, Prabhupada's former personal servant, greeted Srila Prabhupada at the airport.