A man jumped off a moving Airasia plane in Miri Airport, Malaysia has caused an hour delay in flight operations en route to Kuala Lumpur’s Low Cost Carrier Airport on Friday evening.
According to reports, the man became agitated during the taxi of the AirAsia flight and decided to exit the plane while it was moving in Malaysia’s northern Sarawak state. When the plane was about to take off, the man suddenly opened the emergency doors and jumped out.
“The raft automatically opened. Other passengers started screaming. The plane was brought to a halt,” a passenger, Siva Nathiran. was quoted as saying.
“There were no injuries and the passenger was arrested,” he said. He will be arrested by police after receiving treatment.