Emergency exit door of an aircraft broke off at runway just before takeoff
*An emergency exit door on an aircraft broke off and flew into the runway just as the plane was about to take off.*
The incident happened on the runway of Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, US, when the flight was taking off of Minneapolis.
According to reports, the two pilots of the aircraft were fired after the incident, WLUC-TV reported that the pilots had failed to complete the pre-flight checklist before starting the journey.
Tom Yon, a passenger from the flight, told WUPM his carry bag was sucked out of the door. But he was able to find his bag an hour after the incident.
“We were just about to take off probably going, I don’t know 100 miles per hour, and the door just flew off a loud bang, and the door flew off and the noise and the wind and everything,” the told the station.