South Korean passenger plane flies with open door, lands safely

SEOUL: A passenger opened an emergency exit door throughout a South Korean flight Friday, inflicting air to gust contained in the cabin earlier than the airplane landed safely, airline and authorities officers stated.
Some individuals aboard the Asiana Airways Airbus A321 plane tried to cease the individual from opening the door however it was finally opened partially, the transport ministry stated.
The airplane with 194 individuals was heading to the southeastern metropolis of Daegu from the southern island of Jeju. The flight is generally about an hour, and particulars of the incident, together with how lengthy the door was open, have been underneath investigation, in keeping with Asiana Airways.
Video footage apparently taken by an individual on board that was posted on social media present some passengers’ hair being whipped by the air blowing into the cabin by means of the open door.
Police detained the unidentified one that opened the door, the airline stated. Their motive wasn’t instantly identified.
The passengers included teenage athletes who plan to attend observe and subject competitions in Ulsan, one other southeastern metropolis.
The incident terrified some passengers however nobody was injured, although some passengers have been assessed at a hospital, Asiana and Transport ministry officers stated.

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