AN IMPATIENT passenger has opened an emergency exit on a plane, deploying the inflatable slide, in the hope of disembarking faster.
The Chinese traveller was on board a China Eastern Airlines plane which was taxiing at Sanya Fenghaung International Airport in Hainan when he opened the door.
According to Chinese media he told officials he was “eager to get out of the plane once it landed”.
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His actions cost the airline about 100,000 yuan ($19,710) and delayed the aircraft’s return flight by two hours.