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Woman accused of trying to open airplane door
Wed Jul 7, 5:39 PM
By The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG - A Newfoundland woman is facing charges after a passenger tried unsuccessfully to open the door of a WestJet flight while in the skies over the Prairies.
Originally posted by BSG75
I agree with previous statements that it/should be impossible, but i believe that most aircraft doors are fitted with a slight explosive charge to open the door in case they have to abandon the aircraft quickly.
It would open very quickly after that...
Originally posted by 12voltz
She probably had a bad feeling about the flight or was scared of flying and when in this state of panic some people do irrational things ,i dont think it was a deliberate attempt to endanger lives and she shouldnt be treated to harshly unless it's found that she is a complete nutter
Originally posted by SheeplFlavoredAgain
Reminds me of the Twilight Zone episode where William Shatner's character sees some kind of monkey type being out on the wing messing with the airplane's engines. I think he ended up trying to open up the door and knock the monkey creature off the wing.