MIAMI – A rider connected a formation that arrived successful Miami from Colombia was apprehended aft exiting the level earlier it reached the terminal.
According to police, the rider opened an exigency doorway and jumped onto the helping of the craft arsenic it was pulling into its designated gross astatine astir 7:16 p.m. Wednesday.
Local 10 News has learned the antheral who exited the level was 33-year-old Christian Segura, an American citizen. Police person confirmed his identity.
The flight, which had conscionable arrived astatine Miami International Airport from Cali, Colombia, was American Airlines formation 920, constabulary said.
When officers arrived, Segura jumped disconnected the helping and was taken into custody.
Police said helium was initially detained by agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, but has since been transferred into the custody of the Miami-Dade Police Department.
According to police, Segura told officers that helium was not feeling good and helium was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s exigency country aft paramedics determined helium had precocious humor pressure.
He volition beryllium booked into jailhouse erstwhile released from the hospital, which hadn’t yet happened Thursday afternoon.
Authorities said the incidental did not origin immoderate delays and each different passengers connected the level were capable to get disconnected without immoderate issues.
American Airlines issued the pursuing statement:
“We are alert of an incidental involving a rider connected American Airlines formation 920 from Cali, Colombia (CLO) to Miami (MIA).
While customers were exiting the level astatine the gate, a rider opened the over-wing exigency exit and jumped onto the ramp. The lawsuit was instantly detained by instrumentality enforcement officials. All different customers deplaned normally. We convey our squad members for their professionalism and apologize to our customers for the inconvenience.”
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