Teen arrested after jumping out of plane seconds after hitting tarmac in US

A teenager has been arrested after he jumped out of a plane just seconds after it landed on the tarmac at San Francisco International airport.

Local media say the aircraft had just touched down, when the 17-year-old boy forced opened the emergency exit door and leapt to the ground.

It’s understood the Copa Airlines Flight, from Panama City, was waiting on the tarmac to head to a gate when the incident occurred.


The teen was tackled by employees on the runaway before he was arrested by police.

Investigations are ongoing.