Passenger opens plane door mid-air on Asiana flight

An Asiana Airlines plane is seen at Daegu International Airport in Daegu on May 26, 2023, after its door was manually opened by a passenger just 200m above the ground before landing, causing some to have breathing difficulty but with no major injuries. – AFP pic, May 26, 2023.

A PASSENGER opened an emergency exit on an Asiana Airlines flight as it was preparing to land today, the carrier told AFP, adding that the plane landed safely but several people were hospitalised.

The Airbus A321-200 was carrying nearly 200 passengers as it approached the runway at Daegu International Airport, about 240km southeast of Seoul, on a domestic flight. 

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