A SOUTHWEST passenger was transported to a hospital after opening the doors of a moving plane in Phoenix.
Since the pandemic, several passengers around the country have taken to unsafe measures during flights, risking their lives and the lives of others around them.
Saturday morning, a 30-year-old male passenger jumped out of a Southwest Airlines flight that had just arrived at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Arizona.
According to FOX Phoenix, the passenger exited the plane from a galley door at the back of the aircraft and locked himself inside a fire station for a brief moment on the tarmac.
The flight was coming in from Colorado Springs, Colorado.
As the scene took place, the pilot of Flight 4236 stopped the plane and contacted air traffic control.
Within minutes, airport authorities were able to detain the passenger.
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“They were in constant communication as soon as this person was on the runway, Sky Harbor control tower had eyes on him the entire time and that’s how they notified us,” said, according to FOX 10.
“It just shows you how much of a well-oiled machine they are out there.”
The passenger was then taken to a hospital with a leg injury.
At this time, charges have not been announced.
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