United Airplane's Emergency Slide Deploys Mid-Flight

By: News 10
By: News 10

Tense moments on a united airlines flight from Chicago to Los Angeles Sunday when one of the plane's emergency slides opened inside the plane's cabin.

United officials say the slide opened inside the rear of the cabin forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing in Wichita, Kansas around 10:30pm local time.

None of the plane's 101 passengers and crew was hurt and the plane did not lose cabin pressure in the incident.

Passengers were offered hotel rooms in Wichita for the night and a different plane is scheduled to take them on to Los Angeles this morning.

Airline officials have not said was caused the slide to deploy.


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