An American Airways passenger opened the airplane emergency door shortly after it landed at Miami Worldwide Airport and jumped onto the wing, officers stated.
“Throughout deplaning in Miami, a buyer on American Airways flight 920 with service from Cali, Colombia (CLO) to MIA exited the plane through an emergency exit,” the airline stated in an announcement.
Miami-Dade police stated the passenger, who has not been recognized, was apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Safety after the Wednesday incident.
The passenger was arrested however required medical consideration when he arrived at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Middle and was dropped at Jackson Memorial Hospital, the place he remained Thursday, Detective Argemis Colome advised NBC Information. His title was not launched.
“We thank our staff members and regulation enforcement for his or her professionalism and fast motion,” American stated within the assertion.
The Federal Aviation Administrationhas reported “a disturbing enhance” in unruly conduct on planes. There have been practically 4,500 stories of unruly passengers because the starting of the 12 months. In a typical 12 months, the transportation company sees 100 to 150 formal instances of unhealthy passenger conduct.