A woman on Pakistan International Airlines flight PK 702, heading to Islamabad from Manchester airport opened the emergency door thinking it's the toilet door.
What happened next?
A PIA spokesperson said, “The PIA flight, PK 702, from Manchester to Islamabad was delayed by seven hours. The departure was delayed on Friday night when a passenger erroneously opened the emergency exit causing the emergency chute to activate. As per standard operating procedure, the PIA had to offload nearly 40 passengers and their luggage. They will be adjusted on the next available flight,” he said.
According to the reports, the spokesperson also informed that passengers were provided with transportation and hotel accommodation too.
A woman, aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, sparked panic on Saturday after she mistakenly opened the emergency exit door thinking it was the toilet. 🤨 🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/Exn1htD7wW— 🇧️abloo (@Manum_Babloo) June 8, 2019
A woman, aboard PIA flight PK-702,sparked panic on Saturday after she mistakenly opened the emergency exit door thinking it was the toilet.@Official_PIA— Mohmand Khan مہمند (@zmms2050) June 8, 2019
The representative said that PIA CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik had requested an investigation into the episode.