It’s about time that airlines came up with an excuse for all the luggage that is lost on flights in this country. This time, the plane ate it. A Japanese 747 with just under 250 passengers on board sucked up a big metal baggage cart during taxi yesterday. This accident forced the plane to stay grounded and the passengers to return to the terminal. The plane had barely left the gate. It was towed away for repairs. Luckily, the pilot noticed a slight malfunction in the engine because there was something more severe then geese flying into the engine this time.