Air passenger tries to open emergency exit door

Man on American Airlines flight escorted off plane by police

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An American Airlines passenger was escorted off his flight after he tried to open an emergency exit door while the plane was landing at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport in Minnesota, USA.

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According to news reports, other passengers on the August 19 flight tried to subdue the man as he reached for the door.

The plane made a quick landing and police came aboard to escort the man out of the plane, as this video shows. WCCO reported that the FBI is investigating the incident.

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