Aircraft door opened in mid-airImage Credit source: AFP
Traveling anywhere in the world has become very easy now. Airplanes have made traveling even easier. One can go from one city to another in the world in a matter of hours. But do you know, what is the feeling that reminds anyone of death while traveling by plane? The answer is when the door of the plane opens in mid-air. same thing on friday South Korea Got to see, after which the lives of the passengers got stuck in the throat.
In fact, when the plane was mid-air, a passenger pressed the emergency exit lever, which opened the gate. The video of this entire incident has also come to the fore, which is shocking. It can be seen in the video that people are sitting holding their seats tightly. People sitting in the plane have also been seen shouting and screaming. The screams of children can also be heard. This plane was going to South Korean city Daegu. The plane belonged to Asiana Airlines.
Asiana Airlines A321 lands safely at Daegu Airport in South Korea after the emergency exit door was opened by a passenger mid air. 9 hospitalized with breathing difficulties.
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Gate opener arrested
As soon as the plane landed at Daegu Airport, the emergency team reached there immediately. Due to fear, the condition of nine people had become so bad that they had to be sent to the hospital. These people were also having difficulty in breathing. Yonhap News Agency reported that at present the police have arrested the person, whose ignorance caused 194 people to die alive. The age of the arrested person has been stated as 30 years. Till now it is not known why he opened the gate.
Failed attempt to close the gate
South Korea’s Transport Ministry says that some people on the plane tried to stop the person, but they could not succeed. A total of 194 people were on board the aircraft. In this, there were 48 children who were going to Olson city to participate in a national sports event. The mother of one of these athletes told that the children started crying and screaming as soon as the gate was opened. The people who were next to the door started trembling with fear.
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An Asiana Airlines spokesperson said that the authorities are currently investigating how the door opened. He told that the person sitting near the emergency door says that he had just touched it that it opened on its own. However, it is very rare for a door to open while an aircraft is mid-air. But such incidents have happened earlier also.