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Oh No! Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Instead of Toilet in Plane

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 • Common Comments

A passenger on a flight from UK to Pakistan opened the emergency exit door thinking it was the toilet, leading to a severe delay. the incident took place when the flight was still on the ground. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK702 was scheduled to depart at 9:20 pm on Friday from Manchester Airport. Following the delay due to the opening of the cabin door, the flight only took off at 4:59 am the next day, more than 7 hours delayed.

The emergency inflatable slide was deployed when the emergency exit was opened and 40 passengers had to be offloaded. PIA conveyed their regret about the incident on Twitter. A spokesperson from the airlines mentioned that the passengers were provided transportation and accommodation and that they would be adjusted on the next available flight. 

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