Woman opens emergency door, jumps out of the plane

Woman opens emergency door, jumps out of the plane

Houston - According to a passenger who was on the flight, the woman opened the over-wing exit door.



By PTI

Published: Tue 29 Nov 2016, 12:00 PM

Last updated: Tue 29 Nov 2016, 11:17 PM

 A woman has jumped off a United Airlines flight after opening the emergency door under mysterious circumstances while the plane was taxiing on the runway of Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston in the US.
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The woman, on board Flight 1892 from New Orleans to Houston, suddenly opened the over-wing exit door and jumped off about 15 feet while the plane was taxiing at the Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) at around 1:15pm, the airline said in a statement yesterday.
Police said she jumped out into an airport operating area.
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According to a passenger who was on the flight, the woman opened the over-wing exit door.
The woman did not say anything before opening the door, he said.
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She jumped about 15 feet from the wing of the plane to the ground. No one was injured. The woman was detained for questioning.


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