A man opens the door during flight – level 2

30-05-2023 15:00

In South Korea, the police arrested a man who reportedly opened the door of an Asiana Airlines flight before it landed. The incident caused fear among the passengers.

The Airbus A321 plane safely landed at Daegu airport after leaving Jeju Island. Although nobody got hurt, nine people had breathing problems and had to go to the hospital. The suspect was a 33-year-old passenger who was sitting near the emergency exit. He pulled a lever and opened the door. Videos showed strong winds blowing at passengers.

The police are questioning the suspect and they are trying to find out why he did it. But the man doesn’t want to speak to them.

Difficult words: reportedly (according to what people say), suspect (a person who, the police think, did something wrong), lever (a handle which controls a machine or other device).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What consequences will the suspect face if found guilty of the disruption caused on the Asiana Airlines flight?


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