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Passenger opens emergency door mid air during South Korea flight

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u/TheB2B0224 14d ago

What happen to the passenger/jack ass that opened the door?

Asking for Everybody


u/UpperVoltaWithRocket 14d ago

Arrested and refuses to explain his actions apparently.


u/Horrison2 13d ago edited 13d ago

Those little air blowers don't give you enough air so he opened a window


u/SmokeyBare 13d ago

They farted and were just being courteous


u/mosskin-woast 13d ago Wholesome


"I am so sorry, allow me to remedy this"

Creates an international-newsworthy aviation emergency


u/hellsbagels666 13d ago

With the amount of emergency landings because of bathroom incidents that have made the news, I think this was a well calculated risk. I'd rather be in the news as the guy who forced a landing by opening the door than because I destroyed the bathroom.


u/mosskin-woast 13d ago

Considering the guy refuses to explain why he did it, you might be onto something


u/NextTrillion 13d ago

Blowing a hole through the toilet, soiling everyone’s luggage, ripping apart the fuselage, and potentially contaminating countless rivers and streams below? I’d say this man is a hero.


u/Forsaken-Engine-9224 13d ago

Man I love reddit

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u/illigal 13d ago

He just likes to drive with his arm out the window doing that little pretend airplane thing with his hand.

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u/Horrison2 13d ago

He's trying to get the police to listen that the guy next to him ripped one after eating kimchi


u/scorpyo72 13d ago

He suddenly realized he needed to talk to someone about his cars extended warranty.

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u/TheGreatGamer1389 13d ago

Hopefully banned from all major airlines. Gonna have to take a ship or private jet to travel from now on.


u/CerealSpiller22 13d ago

Hopefully he's also banned from submarines.

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u/Bunation 13d ago

Intrusive thoughts. I bet his intrusive thoughts won


u/NihilisticAngst 13d ago

Every time I've sat in an emergency row I have that exact intrusive thought thinking "What if I pulled the handle and opened the door?". Never actually did it though


u/theb3nb3n 13d ago

Most of the time you would not be able to open it anyways due to the difference in pressure - thank god - or we’d see shit like this more often and with bad consequences…9

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u/ALittlePeaceAndQuiet 13d ago

My first thought too. If they weren't jumping, they were wondering, "What if...?"


u/Nick_Damane 13d ago

It appears intrusive thoughts are on the forefront this year.


u/AmmitEternal 13d ago

People are just trying out this new term they have

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u/Strange-Ticket5680 13d ago

Intrusive thoughts won. I've never done it, but damn if I haven't thought about it


u/Physical-Worker6427 13d ago

Every time I’m on a plane my brain decides to think that yelling out “I have a bomb!” Would be a great fucking idea. I take a bar and keep my happy ass sat down and quiet.


u/S-Archer 13d ago

No! I said BONG, not bomb!


u/ihatethelivingdead 13d ago

Oh sorry I was just saying hi to my friend jack

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u/rayparkersr 13d ago

My four old took to saying 'Brace brace' at various points in flights after watching the safety briefing.

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u/PrivatePilot9 13d ago

Dang, "Got sucked out and fell into a sewage lagoon" was what I was hoping for.

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u/Cleigne143 14d ago

Just detained for now. No updates yet.


u/GolfCourseConcierge 14d ago hehehehe Table Slap

Received complimentary North Korean citizenship.


u/BadFont777 13d ago

Via trebuchet.


u/S-Archer 13d ago

The finest method of travel, when looking to travel up to 900 feet

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u/greyarea6872 13d ago

According to local news outlets, he was recently dumped by his gf. They both moved to Jeju, and he was on the plane back to the mainland after. The passenger, a 20-30s-ish male, was questioned by authorities but refused to cooperate. His mother came to attempt to pick him up.


u/toesockbandit 13d ago

Imagine being the mom getting that phone call for your son in their 20s. Embarrassing!

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u/thenyx 13d ago

Most likely arrested, banned from flying commercial ever again.

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u/vladwaltmicknjudge 13d ago

Being sued by the airline, passengers, etc. Estimated at list about a million dollar or higher (exchange rate ignored.)

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u/itissafedownstairs 13d ago

Can be a prison sentence up to 10 years.

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u/Alex_2259 14d ago

He was arrested

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u/Ok-Tradition2492 14d ago

I was on a plane 2 years ago and someone in the emergency exit seat threatened to do it and they were immediately restrained and stayed that way for the rest of the 5 hour flight.

It’s so scary to even have to think about this. So happy everyone made it out safely.


u/Call_The_Banners 14d ago

they were immediately restrained and stayed that way for the rest of the 5 hour flight

Hell yeah. Don't mess around on an aerial vehicle filled with other people. Glad to hear the situation was taken care of swiftly and effectively.


u/Conditional-Sausage 13d ago

Tbh, I cannot imagine being stupid enough to make threats on a plane in a world where 9/11 is still in living memory. Seems like a way to Speedrun any% getting your ass handed to you.


u/Kentencat 13d ago

dont make a joke don't make a joke you're in a fucking airport and they don't like jokes watch what you saaaay.

"Wow, this security line was EMPTY but now it's blowing up..."


u/InEenEmmer 13d ago

“Wait, I am cleared? Oh this is going to be a blast!”

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u/soda_cookie 13d ago

This day and age people will fuck with you right back. Bet your ass there was at least one non-crew member involved in helping restrain that person


u/Glldinkiering 13d ago

I’m not falling out the sky and dying because some jackass decided to have a bad day.

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u/Bomurang 13d ago

Might be encouraging to know that it’s physically impossible to open those doors when the plane reaches higher altitudes.


u/Aquila-1234 13d ago

Is it dangerous for the plane in lower altitudes? Or is the only real danger that people could get sucked out?


u/Bomurang 13d ago

I honestly don’t know if it’s dangerous for the plane, but judging from this video, it doesn’t seem like it at all.

And at this low altitude, I definitely don’t think the difference in air pressure would cause anyone to get sucked out.

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u/bradland 13d ago

The door is designed so that it is slightly larger than the opening. You have to pull it inward, rotate it, then throw it out.

When the plane is pressurized at altitude, the door would have to be pulled inwards against the pressure in the cabin, which would be impossible for a human.

Cabin pressure is maintained at around 11 psi, while the outside air pressure drops with altitude. At 35,000 ft, air pressure is just below 4 psi, giving a pressure differential of around 7 psi.

The emergency exist door on an A320 (a very common jet) is just under 1,000 square inches, so the door would be held in place by 7,000 lbs of air pressure. You’re not pulling that off.

At lower altitudes — below 10,000 ft — the air pressure outside is the same as it is inside. This means that opening the door would be like rolling down the window in your car… if your car were doing 150 mph (a typical airliner landing approach speed). It’s not great, but no one is getting sucked out.

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u/gsfgf 13d ago

Is it dangerous for the plane in lower altitudes

I can't imagine so. Opening plane doors to let skydivers out or drop cargo is completely normal.

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u/FairyOfTheNight 13d ago

Were they restrained in that seat or were they moved to the back/secure area and held there? I'm so curious about this.


u/Ok-Tradition2492 13d ago

It was actually the man’s brother beside him that restrained him and got him calmed down a little but he was still restrained in his seat with tape.

The brother explained he had developed depression during the pandemic and they were on the flight to the funeral of their mother who passed from Covid.

In the end it was sad because he was apologizing and was clearly mentally unwell but it was still a scary situation.


u/FairyOfTheNight 13d ago

I'm sorry you had to endure that. COVID has done so many things to the planet, some that are easily recognizable and some that aren't. I'm glad you got through that event though. I am sure it was traumatic. Flying is already a big fear for many people.

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u/hamraider 14d ago

They were at 700 ft altitude, less than 2 minutes from landing when it was opened.


u/UltraRoboNinja 14d ago Gold All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy hehehehe Rocket Like Table Slap

Everyone is always trying to be first off the plane.


u/Doctor_Modified 14d ago

At least nobody clapped


u/ActCompetitive1171 13d ago Facepalm

I was on a flight last week where one woman tried to start the landing clap twice unsuccessfully. God I never felt so connected to humanity in that moment on the second try where it sputtered out and stopped.


u/MonkeyTitties1023 13d ago

I was on a flight yesterday. The approach was bumpy. Actually very bumpy. The teenaged kids sitting in front of me raised their hands like we were on a roller coaster. An appropriate response, IMHO.


u/Competitive-Dig-4047 13d ago

Anytime I hit turbulence in a plane I think about what ww2 bomber squads went through and realize what a wuss I was being about it lol .

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u/Drix22 13d ago

My girlfriend starts yelling at me when I do this.

I fuckin love me a roller coaster and there aint' no wooden coaster in the world that holds a candle to a 737 in some bad turbulence.


u/EliIceMan 13d ago

Was it a rough or tough landing or just routine? Do people really clap for normal landings?


u/N_2_H 13d ago edited 13d ago

I've flown many times for work and only ever seen clapping once. It was a flight where we were trying to land in 50km/h crosswind due to a tropical storm (ex-cyclone) passing over.

The pilot gave it two tries, but had to abort both times, pulling up at the last moment, presumably because of the crosswind speeds exceeding the regulation limits. The plane was rocking a lot during both attempts and the wings felt dangerously close to touching the ground lol.

But the alternative if he couldn't land would have been an hour flight to the next airport and then multiple hours of bus rides for everyone just to get back to where we were supposed to land.. so presumably everyone was really hoping we would be able to land.

The pilot's third attempt at a landing didn't feel any better, the winds were very strong and plane rocking a lot but you could feel the moment he decided to just put us down and we landed fine.

Everyone clapped and most even shook his hand as we were exiting the plane. Relieved to be down on the ground with almost no delay!


u/LetsGetsThisPartyOn 13d ago

That deserves a clap. Jesus.

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u/TalonPhoenix 13d ago

Apparently it’s a thing, maybe more common in different countries. I’ve flown a lot between USA-Colombia and never witnessed it, until recently just after my husband was telling me it’s a thing and I didn’t believe him. Of course our next flight to Colombia it happened haha. The flight was a little rough (not too bad tho), so maybe it’s more common for those


u/93_Honda_Civic 13d ago

It’s so routine for Puerto Ricans, that when I first flew within the continental USA, I was confused when nobody clapped.


u/mybunnygoboom 13d ago

Yes! Puerto Ricans are clappers.


u/BullishN00b 13d ago

Puerto Rican here, can confirm. I’m a clapper. I feel weird when no one else claps.

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u/Throwaway56138 13d ago

Your husband started the clap, didn't he?


u/weftly 13d ago Masterpiece

i think you catch the clap, not start it.


u/chitownbears 13d ago

Yeah you can get it from a toilet seat my ex wife used to all the time.


u/idontknowdoesitmatta 13d ago

You deff get the clap when in Colombia Source: personal experience

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u/ItchyCartographer44 13d ago

He said he got it from a tractor

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u/exXzZz 13d ago

They will if you go to Puerto Rico

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u/Salt_Winter5888 13d ago

Fuck clapping, I would fucking kiss the captain after landing the plane if I was there.


u/Zatchillac 13d ago

Fuck clapping, I would fucking kiss the captain after landing the plane if I was there.


u/Crack-Panther 13d ago

Clap them cheeks


u/rugbyj 13d ago

I'm coming in for final approach


u/bearnecessities66 13d ago

My back hurts from giggling at this.

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u/cardinarium 13d ago

Fuck clapping, I would fucking kiss the captain after landing the plane if I was there.


u/dickdoughnut 13d ago

Fuck clapping, I would fucking kiss the captain after landing the plane if I was there.

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u/mattgran 13d ago

737-chan makes my peepee go Boeing uWu


u/The_Mad_Mellon 13d ago

What an utterly awful thing to say. I hope you're ashamed of yourself.


u/Duckef 13d ago

Each day we fall further from our respective gods

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u/TheConeIsReturned 13d ago

I thought the people who stand up immediately upon reaching the gate were assholes, but this guy...

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Poor man's gold

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u/UltraRoboNinja 14d ago

Magnificent, thank you!

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u/DocComix 14d ago

Ha ha ha ha. That made my day!

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u/squirrel_love 14d ago

I was wondering how they overcame that pressure differential. Otherwise they'd have to be built like an excavator


u/PeeweesSpiritAnimal 13d ago

She's built like a steakhouse but handles like a bistro.


u/leviathynx 13d ago

I think about this every time I put a steering stick on some monstrosity in Tears of the Kingdom.


u/StrudelB 13d ago

Usually followed by "You win again, gravity!"

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u/mcveigh0352 13d ago

You win again, gravity!

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u/AdamantlyAtom 14d ago

She had the midsection of a great sequoia 🧱 🏠

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u/Fuzzy_Championship95 14d ago

This is more or less what I came to say but "built like an excavator" is way better and made me laugh

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u/AFrogNamedKermit 14d ago

That makes sense. It should not be possible to open them at altitude.


u/FlyJunior172 14d ago

There are lots of redundant locking mechanisms on these that should make it impossible to open in flight, even without pressurizing the cabin. (Especially since that doesn’t look like a plug type door)


u/bert0ld0 13d ago

Apparently still not enough to stop crazy people


u/FlyJunior172 13d ago

I think something failed. Not sure how though.

On the 737 (I know this probably isn’t a 73, but it’s what I’m most familiar with), the locking conditions are:

  1. Both thrust levers more than 53° (physical position, not an N₁ value) OR ground/air sensors sensing the aircraft is airborne


  1. At least 3 main entry doors closed OR at least one engine running.

If those conditions are met (in this case, it would be aircraft in flight, engines running, and doors closed; thus satisfying one condition from item 1, and both conditions from item 2), you can pull the release handle all you want, but pins inside the frame will prevent the door from opening.

So my question now becomes: what system or redundancy failed to allow this to occur?


u/bert0ld0 13d ago

That's a good question, I hope we'll find out. Could it be a cheaper plane?


u/REV2939 13d ago

It was on an Airbus A321-200.


u/FlyJunior172 13d ago

With any luck, we’ll have a safety board report. But at the very least, we should get information out of a prosecution.


u/REV2939 13d ago

This was on an Airbus A321-200 so i wonder if its different but you'd think that there would be standards in design nonetheless, no?


u/FlyJunior172 13d ago

Last time I was on American Airlines, I flew on an A321, in the exit row. I belie that door was also not plug type, or at least it wasn’t the traditional plug type door a la MythBusters blueprint room.

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u/TheNonExample 13d ago

Apparently both Korean cars and Korean planes are missing immobilizers

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u/SenseiR0b 14d ago

For some reason I was surprised no one got sucked out, like in the movies.


u/Large_Yams 13d ago

For people to be sucked out, the aircraft has to be pressurised. Larger aircraft are pressurised when they fly over about 10,000ft so that you can breath enough oxygen. The higher you go, the less oxygen there is.

When they're pressurised, you absolutely cannot open the doors, emergency or regular. They are designed so that they push outwards against the door frame and have to be pulled inwards before they open outwards. The emergency doors are the same but they're not hinged, they just come completely off.

When they fly below 10,000ft, the cabin is depressurised because the surrounding atmosphere is high enough for regular oxygenation when you breathe.

So this aircraft was below pressurisation altitude and about to land, which is firstly why they were able to open the door and secondly why no one got sucked out. If people get sucked out it's because there was a catastrophic failure, not due to a door opening normally.


u/mithril_mayhem 13d ago

Thank you for explaining that! I've always wondered what would happen if somebody lost the plot and tried to open one of these when the plane was pressurised.


u/6151rellim 13d ago

They’d probably dislocate their shoulders or hips trying to open before they were ever even close succeeding

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u/2much_information 14d ago

They were at a low altitude where the pressures inside and outside of the aircraft are equalized.


u/Bokth 14d ago

Did Mythbusters ever cover this? I'd totally wear a parachute and be 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc feet from a door (that's made to open differently to simulate instant pressure loss) to test how far the pressure vacuum goes.


u/ClaudiaSchiffersToes 13d ago

The problem here would be getting sucked into the engines or smashing into the horizontal stabiliser

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u/trying_to_adult_here 13d ago

There have been actual accidents where people are sucked out. Aloha Airlines 243 and Turkish Airlines 981 spring to mind, so it’s not just a thing that happens in the movies. The Turkish Airlines accident occurred at 23,000 feet and the Aloha Airlines accident at 24,000 feet.


u/RunninOnMT 13d ago

These incidents haunted me as a child. My parents were divorced and i'd fly solo across the country (boston to SF and back) as like a 7 year old.

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u/Plane-Ad-3761 14d ago

"I need to go, my people need me"

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u/SAPPER00 14d ago

As I understand, the higher the attitude, the more pressure meaning it would be almost impossible to open at the highest altitude.


u/Denvercoder8 13d ago

With increasing altitude, the outside pressure actually becomes lower; but as the inside pressure stays equal (above 8000ft or so), the pressure difference increases. That pressure difference is what makes it impossible to open the door.

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u/drgiggles33 14d ago Bravo Grande!

Sir do u mind if I crack the window


u/mrkwelp 14d ago

Sure , go ahead 😃

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u/UndauntedCandle 14d ago Giggle

Someone let their intrusive thoughts win.


u/Alan_Smithee_ 14d ago

Staring into the abyss.

So apparently I’m not the only one who stares at that hinged lid with the yellow lever inside.

Having said that, the person that did this, assuming they’re still alive, will never fly again.


u/Megneous 13d ago

Korea here. This was all over the news here. We watched the police carry the person. Wouldn't even let them walk by themselves. Police were lined up along the sides of the person all carrying an arm, a leg, a foot, etc.


u/Metamorphis 13d ago

I wouldn't trust them operating any limb on their own either

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u/UndauntedCandle 14d ago

I'd guess that's a temptation for a lot of people. Just want to pull that lever... see what happens. Now you know, though.

And, yeah, they're on a big ol' no-fly list for sure. Hopefully, anyway.


u/wondernerd14 13d ago

If you’re at high altitude nothing happens. The door is designed to be unable to open if there is a difference in air pressure between the cabin and atmosphere. You’d need to be able to apply thousands of pounds of force to the door.

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u/weaponized_autistic 13d ago

My first thought. That and jumping off the ski lift halfway up the mountain are my two bad ones

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u/atnator42 14d ago

Dont encourage them.


u/KiithNaabal 14d ago

Oh no....


u/w8tdlylilu 14d ago

Oh no…oh no no no no no 🎶

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u/Zachariah_West 14d ago

if it was for Tik Tok, there'd be some stupid dance involved first.


u/DushyantKhator 14d ago

There was. They’re still searching for the body on ground.

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u/Darkwynn84 14d ago

Flight of the Valkyries has a new meaning

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u/whooo_me 14d ago

....it's possible to defeat them?!?

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u/UnrulyDonutHoles 14d ago

"Is this your first time flying?"



u/_Cabbage_Corp_ 13d ago


No, I've been nervous lots of times

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u/sukequto 14d ago

This passenger should be blacklisted by all airlines for life.


u/ayemullofmushsheen 13d ago

I'm sure they'll get put on a no fly list.

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u/EducatedNitWit 14d ago

Stewardess! I'd like to change seats, please. There's a bit of a draft here.


u/Sirknowidea 14d ago

Oow oow, can I take the big window seat

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u/stephelan 14d ago

I think the fact that the plane was landing and everyone was buckled in already was the only reason there were no casualties.


u/VapoursAndSpleen 14d ago

12 people were injured, though. Breathing problems, ear pain, etc.


u/TheNextBattalion 14d ago

everyone was buckled in

except for the door opener...

the only reason there were no casualties.

that's actually because the plane was under 1,000 feet and there was no significant difference in air pressure or oxygen level.


u/Spifffyy 14d ago

Cabin pressure is pressurised to about the same as the air at 8000ft. So any altitude below that the door would be open-able. That’s also why seat belt signs stay on until 10,000ft after take-off and go on at the very latest at 10,000 feet on descent


u/ittasteslikefeet 13d ago

Scrolled down for an explanation like this as I had heard (I suppose incorrectly) simply that no person would be strong enough to open it once the aircraft is airborne because of airpressure. Ty!

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u/stephelan 14d ago

That’s also part of it for sure! I’m so happy this ended all right.


u/CaveatEmptor93 14d ago

Is that last part you wrote, what causes this to not be possible above a certain altitude?

Could've sworn I read this wasn't possible... damn FAA and their lies grumbles (/s)


u/Shadeauxmarie 14d ago

The air pressure differential at 30,000 feet makes it impossible.

“The cabin pressure is far too strong for anyone to open them. At a typical cruising altitude, up to eight pounds of pressure are pushing against every square inch of the interior fuselage. That's over 1,100 pounds against each square foot of the door. Cabin doors have a tapered shape that seals them once pressure is applied, much like a plug. Some doors retract upward into the ceiling; others swing outward but open inward first.”


u/Distubabius 13d ago

To anyone not using the Imperial system, 30,000 feet is 9144 meters

1100 pounds is almost 500 kg


u/ScrizzBillington 13d ago

How many football fields and washing machines is that?

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u/yoda_condition 13d ago

1100 pounds is almost 500 kg

But that's still per square foot, which is useless to us Europeans with oblong feet.

8 psi is 55 kPa (kilo-pascals), or over five and a half metric tons per square meter.

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u/roby_65 14d ago

Internal pressure is way higher than the external, the door is pushed very hard by the internal pressure and weights A LOT, you can't physically open it

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u/thissexypoptart 14d ago

Also the only reason it was physically possible, as the pressure differential at cruising altitude makes the door physically impossible to open.


u/gissycat 14d ago

So you're saying he might've quietly tried this at higher altitudes and just couldn't do it?

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u/AFrogNamedKermit 14d ago

But with a pressure difference, you cannot open the door.


u/BillbabbleBosterbird 13d ago

Ya it’s a bullshit comment. Of course there are no casualties. You can not open it at high altitude. During landing and takeoff (low altitude) everyone is strapped in anyways. And it’s not like in space that you would fly out if you didn’t have your seatbelt.

To put it simpler; they would never allow it to be possible for passengers to open the doors in such a way that there could be casualties.

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u/CheekyClapper5 14d ago

A well named door, every time it's opened is an emergency


u/MasterFubar 14d ago

Except when it's undergoing maintenance.

I saw a video of a 747 pilot who said he was once inside an airplane under maintenance and there was an open emergency door with the inflatable slider extended. He said the temptation to slide down it was great, but he had to control himself. If he had done it, the slider would need to be submitted to special tests, and that would cost something like $40,000. Sliding down that would be the costliest five seconds of his life, he would have to pay the expenses and he would lose his job, never to work in an airline again.


u/ayemullofmushsheen 13d ago

Do the people doing these special tests get to slide down them at least?

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u/Jukeboxshapiro 14d ago

Just got back from A320 training the they told us the same thing lol. Apparently there's some Teflon coating that gets damaged when you slide down it and has to be reapplied at the factory before it can be repacked.


u/Darmok47 13d ago

I've seen an advertisement from an aircraft manufacturer looking for people to test the slides. They have to be able to demonstrate to the FAA that they can evacuate a fully packed plane in a set amount of time, so they pay people $200 to pretend to evacuate an aircraft and go down the slide.

Unfortunately I lived too far away, because otherwise I would have done it.

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u/thiefexecutive 13d ago

Why is this so far down the page? Had to scroll through the expected jokes and tripe to find this.


u/downAtheworld 13d ago

Welcome to reddit

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u/ic11il 14d ago

And then...???


u/ayemullofmushsheen 13d ago

Believe it or not, jail, right away


u/seewhaticare 13d ago

When one door opens, another one shuts

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u/Equal-Armadillo4525 14d ago

That individual should be dragged out on the tarmac and whipped silly by everyone on board.


u/Itcouldberabies 14d ago

Like the line on Airplane! slapping the hysterical lady 😂

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u/pcnetworx1 14d ago

Everyone just gives them two of their hardest hits with their luggage they brought.

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u/vatderfurkk101 14d ago

Let the other passengers form a gauntlet

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u/RevTurk 14d ago

First they get up and start taking their baggage out of overhead storage while the plane is still on the runway now they're opening the doors before it's even landed.

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u/LCplGunny 14d ago

I'm fighting that person after we land. On principle. I feel like I could count on some bail money comen my way from the other passengers.


u/spaceyjaycey 14d ago

I'm amazed the other passengers didn't start beating on him.


u/Rubyhamster 13d ago

Because they would rather keep their seat belts on?

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u/scg321 14d ago

Should have made them walk or swim the rest of the way


u/Big_Huckleberry9616 14d ago

Oh hell nah, I’m walking right up behind the dumbass who did that and kicking them right out the plane

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u/Nolimit6969AMC 14d ago

Just wanted some fresh air


u/_SorcererSupreme 14d ago

me: opens the door because it's hot

the rest of the passengers on the plane: 😮

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u/smurferdigg 14d ago

I always assumed you couldn’t open them in the air.


u/FlintyMachinima 14d ago

They were only 656 feet in the air so the pressure difference would be minimal and the door would easily open

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u/RandomNumbers42069 14d ago

Sick, another thing to worry about now.


u/Stats_n_PoliSci 14d ago

One of the people in the emergency row intentionally forced the door open at 750 feet altitude. There was no sane reason to do this, and they will surely face a lifetime ban on flying and criminal charges. It’s extremely unlikely to happen again.


u/bnovc 13d ago

Extremely unlikely that person does it again


u/DrBoby 14d ago

With this person no, but there are other persons. As a rule of thumb, if it happened once, it will happen again.


u/RobGrogNerd 13d ago

make it idiot-proof, someone will build a better idiot


u/evoslevven 13d ago

As the Park Rangers say, "the problem with building a bear proof trashcan is the large overlap between the smartest of bears and dumbest of humans".

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u/avalon01 14d ago

The only time you could open a airplane door once off the ground would be at low altitude. Other than a lot of noise and some wind, nothing would happen.

At cruising altitude, the door would be impossible to open.

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u/popcorntrio 14d ago

Oh he tried to jump out? Sounds mental health related, but he’s screwed since he’ll likely get prison for life for putting so many at risk. Why do so many people lose their shit on planes?

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u/Odd_Coat_857 14d ago

What is the thought process behind passengers wanting to open the door? Like what makes them go through the hassle of booking a flight and navigating the hell that is the airport, just to do stuff like this and be banned forever?

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u/WitchBaneHunter 14d ago

DB COOPER lookin ass dipped

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u/Easy_Cattle1621 14d ago

And they didn't push him the fuck out?

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u/iamsorri 14d ago

On the bright side we know the person is able to open the door in case of emergency


u/lynivvinyl 14d ago

They should have to walk home.

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u/Skadoosh_it 13d ago

According to my understanding of plane physics, if a passenger attempted this at altitude it would be impossible due to the pressure difference in the cabin vs outside but since he did it close to the ground on landing approach, he was able to force it open.


u/DustedAvenger18 14d ago

"You guys are the real heroes!"

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