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A flight attendant of Emirates airlines fell out of accidentally opened the emergency hatch of the plane at Entebbe airport (Uganda) and received severe injuries from which he later died in hospital, reported Khaleej Times.
The accident occurred when the crew was preparing for takeoff. By not established until now reasons opened the emergency exit of the liner, and the flight attendant fell out of it. With injuries dangerous to life, the Emirates employee was taken to hospital, but doctors were unable to save her.
The Emirates representative stated that the company “will do everything possible to support and help the victim’s family and will render all possible assistance to the authorities in the investigation of the incident.”
In December 2017, a similar incident occurred in Moscow’s Vnukovo airport. Stewardess fell out of the plane, which was preparing for takeoff. The incident occurred while downloading power. The flight attendant closed the door and slipped, falling at least three metres high on a concrete runway. The victim was taken to the hospital in an unconscious state.
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