An airline passenger opens the emergency door right before take-off and has landed himself in deep trouble.
Saturday midnight, a passenger from China identified as Mr. Chen has been arrested after he accidentally wide opens the emergency door of the plane because he wanted want fresh air to breathe.
Mr. Chen, the 25-year-old passenger has been jailed for 15days with a fine of $11,000.
After police interrogation, the passenger informed that he only wanted to open a window since it was getting very hot inside the plane. He mistook the emergency handle to a window handle. On pushing the handle the entire wall collapsed and released the plane’s emergency slide.
The passenger quoted “Because it was so stuffy, so hot on the plane, I just pushed down on the window handle beside me. When the door fell out, I panicked.”
Due to Chen’s mistake the airline suffered 70,000 yuan ($11,000) losses.
The airline stated “Before each takeoff, flight attendants inform passengers about safety precautions.”
Chen might also be subjected to China’s travel blacklist since the country’s “social credit system” has already been put into effect.
Source : Nextshark
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