In New Orleans, a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight caused quite a stir by climbing onto the wing of a passenger plane, The New York Post reports.
According to the portal, at the time of the incident all passengers were already in the cabin. The plane was preparing to leave for the runway. At that moment, people noticed a man on the wing of the Boeing. It turned out that one of the passengers opened the emergency hatch and climbed out.
Later, the intruder jumped to the ground and tried to steal a company car, but the air harbor security managed to intercept him.
An unidentified 38-year-old man created chaos by using opening the emergency exit on a Southwest Airlines plane and jumping out onto the tarmac at New Orleans airport.
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It is noted that the culprit of the commotion was not taken to the police, but to the hospital for examination. So far, no charges have been brought against him.
Federal services will further investigate the incident.