An Emirates flight attendant opened the emergency exit door and jumped out of a plane at Entebbe International Airport (Uganda) on 14 March 2018.
The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, reg A6-EGU, flight EK730, which was scheduled to depart Entebbe Airport to Dubai, was being prepared for departure, at 3:15 pm, local time, when one of the flight attendants opened the back door and jumps off the plane.
An eye witness said that she placed a glass bottle under her neck to have her throat sliced on impact with the ground to kill herself. She was seriously injured and was taken to the hospital.
The exact cause of the incident was not clear, but some eye witnesses cited possible suicide.
Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda has confirmed the incident and opened an inquiry. Emirates did not comment on the incident yet.