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hello, my flight was cancelled and rerouted for technical reason and thus delayed more than 8 hours, when I asked for compesation, the airline replied the cancellation was caused by I quote "mouse trapping operation", an event supposedly beyond their control and therefore I am not entitled to any compensation. Is this rather comical reason really valid and disqualifies me from getting any compensation? I was informed about the cancellation 7 hours prior departure, which I guess could be enough time to catch a mouse...thanks for any comments or possible advise

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