Flightmare! Pulse-Pounding Video Shows Panic As Passenger Opens Airport Door In The Air

BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 05: A Southwest Airlines airplane navigates a snowy and icy Logan International Airport following a "bomb cyclone" the previous day on January 5, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. Hundreds of flights were cancelled and delayed because of the storm. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
  • A passenger aboard a South Korean flight opened an emergency door moments before the plane landed — sparking caught-on-video chaos and panic among the 194 passengers in the wind-swept cabin.
  • The Asiana Airlines Airbus A321 was about to land in Daegu after a flight from the southern island of Jeju on Friday when the passenger pulled the emergency exit handle at an altitude of about 700 feet, officials said.
  • Some of the other passengers tried to prevent the person from reaching the door but it partially opened, sending air whipping throughout the cabin as terrified fliers gripped their armrests.