Two Passengers and a Canine Slipped Out of a Transferring Airplane at LaGuardia Airport

Two Passengers and a Dog Slipped Out of a Moving Plane at LaGuardia Airport

People on a Delta flight to Atlanta opened a cabin door and activated the slide to exit the plane on the way to the runway.

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22, 2020

2 min read

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

According to the American media, NYT, one of the passengers sitting in the back of the Delta Air Lines plane preparing to leave LaGuardia Airport noticed the strange behavior of a man and woman with a large service dog.

The plane was traveling with some empty seats and he watched both passengers change the place they never settled. At that moment, Flight 462 was heading for the runway and the man got up from his seat and disregarded the flight crew. According to the source, this subject reported having post-traumatic stress disorder.

The two passengers on board a Delta flight to Atlanta opened a cabin door and activated the slide to exit the plane as it drove to a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning, he told CNN. Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant.

The New York Times assured that a service dog got out with these passengers.

After exiting the plane, the plane returned to the gate and the other passengers alighted as usual, Durrant said.

However, the airline was able to accommodate the remaining customers on alternative flights.

"Maintenance technicians have evaluated the aircraft and are scheduled to return to service tonight," said Durrant.

According to a statement made to CNN, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that the two passengers who opened the emergency exit door and got out were arrested by police.