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Woman tries to open plane door mid-flight on Enugu-bound Ibom Air flight

When questioned, she responded with a smile, claiming she wanted to see if the door would open.

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Woman tries to open plane door mid-flight on Enugu-bound Ibom Air flight

An alarming incident occurred on a recent Enugu-bound flight operated by Ibom Air, leaving passengers and crew members in a state of distress.

During the flight, a female passenger seated near the emergency exit attempted to open the door mid-air, causing panic among her fellow travelers.

Eyewitnesses described the incident as “terrifying” and praised the quick thinking of other passengers who intervened to prevent any harm.

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When questioned about her actions, the woman reportedly responded with a smile, claiming that she wanted to test if the emergency exit door would open.

The incident has left passengers concerned about the selection process for critical seats, with some calling on airlines to be more cautious in choosing who is allowed to occupy these seats.

In Onyia’s words: “I experienced a terrifying moment this morning while flying with Ibom Air to Enugu. The woman seated in front of me, near the emergency exit, attempted to open the door mid-flight. We quickly intervened to prevent a potential disaster. When questioned, she responded with a smile, claiming she wanted to see if the door would open. Airlines should be careful on who they allow on those critical seats.”

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