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Woman opens emergency exit, jumps out of taxiing United flight

A woman jumped off a United Airlines flight after opening the emergency door under mysterious circumstances after the plane landed on the runway of Bush Intercontinental Airport in the US.


By   |  Updated On : November 29, 2016 12:19 PM
United Airlines - File Photo

United Airlines - File Photo

New Delhi :  

A woman jumped off a United Airlines flight after opening the emergency door undermysterious circumstances after the plane landed on the runway of Bush Intercontinental Airport in the US.

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 1.15 PM, the airline said in a statement.

Police said she jumped out into an airport operating area. 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 She jumped about 15 feet from the wing of the plane to the ground.

No one was injured. The woman was detained for questioning. 

First Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:00 PM

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