Teen Arrested After Jumping Off Copa Airlines Flight, Other Similar Incidents

03 August, 2017, 01:11 | Author: Gladys Mathis
  • The teen an American citizen was stopped by construction crew members who were working nearby. He has been detained for questioning by police and will be transported to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation. According to SFO spokesperson Doug Yakel

A teenage passenger was taken for a medical evaluation after he opened an emergency door on an airplane when it landed in San Francisco then slid down the wing to the tarmac, an official said Wednesday.

The 17-year-old, a United States citizen, removed the door minutes after the Copa Airlines flight arrived from Central America, San Francisco Airport spokesman Doug Yakel said.

Copa Airlines said that an investigation is under way and that the airline is cooperating with authorities.

"It was as if he was like flying out, like it was really fast", passenger Sophia Gibson of San Jose, California told broadcaster KNTV.

Local media say the aircraft had just touched down, when the 17-year-old boy forced opened the emergency exit door and leapt to the ground.

The flight proceeded to the arrival gate has been deplaned.

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A teen in San Francisco on Tuesday chose to take one of the worst unaddressed problems of air travel into his own hands: You can never get off the dang plane fast enough.

No runways or other flights were affected, Yakel said.

The teen, an American citizen, was stopped by construction crew members who were working nearby. Relay the message back. "It was pretty insane".

It's illegal for a passenger to open the door themselves, and it's unclear what charges he may face.

"We were on the runway for about an hour", Rodrigues said.

Other flights at the airport were able to operate as normal throughout the incident.

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