(Observer Network News) According to Yonhap News Agency, on May 26 local time, an Asiana Airlines passenger plane from Jeju to Daegu was opened by a passenger before landing. South Korean police stated on the 27th that the passenger said, He opened the door because he felt suffocated and wanted to get off the plane quickly.
On May 26, the man suspected of opening the door of the Asiana Airlines passenger plane was arrested. Picture from Yonhap News Agency
On the 26th, a passenger plane of Asiana Airlines was about to land at Daegu Airport. When it was about 213 meters above the ground, the door of the passenger plane was opened. The man in his 30s who caused the accident was arrested by the police at Daegu Airport.
According to the police, during the interrogation, the man stated that he was under a lot of pressure after losing his job recently, and he opened the cabin door because he felt suffocated and wanted to get off the plane quickly.
Police plan to apply for an arrest warrant against the man on suspicion of violating aviation security laws after further questioning.
According to reports, no one fell or was injured in the accident, and nine people were sent to the hospital for treatment with symptoms such as difficulty breathing.