Airline Passenger Opens Emergency Door While In Flight Causing Panic
South Korean police have arrested a man that caused a disturbance on a flight. The man allegedly opened the emergency exit door on a plane while it was coming down to land.
The plane was just a few minutes from landing when a passenger sitting next to an emergency door pulled the lever causing the door to open. This triggered the rest of the passengers to panic, no one was seriously injured, but nine people were taken to hospital.
Man arrested after opening door as plane prepared to land in South Korea, 9 people taken to hospital - Yonhap pic.twitter.com/2cCmwV27Yg— BNO News (@BNONews) May 26, 2023
Police have questioned the man, but he is not answering questions, so there is no word on the motive. The man did not appear to be intoxicated or under the influence, but he is being difficult to answer any questions.