On Monday, a terrifying incident occurred on a Russian charter flight when the plane’s rear door suddenly opened mid-air. The Charter flight, carrying approximately 25 passengers, was en route from the Siberian city of Magan to Magadan when the incident occurred.
According to witnesses on board the plane, the door suddenly opened without warning, causing a strong gust of wind to sweep through the door. Passengers were understandably panicked, and many began to scream as the plane’s cabin pressure rapidly dropped. Thankfully, the pilots responded quickly to the emergency, and the plane was able to make a safe landing. No injuries were reported among the passengers or crew.
How are Passengers Reacting to the AN-26 Charter Flight?
Meanwhile, A viral video has been seen on Twitter for the incident. Some passengers have been seen laughing and making a video of the incident. Reports suggest that the incident was caused by a failure of the cargo ramp’s lock, though an inspection is underway to determine the exact cause.
This is not the first time this type of incident has occurred; similar incidents happened when a rear door opened on a domestic charter flight; the ground crew reported that the door was not correctly closed before take off.
Anton Gerashchenko also twitted, “A hatch of the Russian AN-26-100 plane flying to Magadan opened right in the sky. 25 passengers were on board.“
Passengers on board the charter flight was understandably shaken by the incident, with many taking to social media to express their gratitude that the pilots could safely land the plane. One passenger stated, “I never thought I’d experience something like this. I’m just glad that everyone is safe.”
The incident on the AN-26 charter flight serves as a reminder of the importance of regular maintenance and safety checks on all forms of transportation. The Crew members need to double-cross-check the door locks and other essential factors before taking off to avoid this kind of incident.
What are your thoughts on this? Its happen due to the irregular maintenance of planes or its crew carelessness?