Man jumps out of Salt Lake City bound plane

Local News

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (ABC4) – A man was taken to a hospital after jumping out of a plane bound for Salt Lake City from the Los Angeles Airport Friday evening, according to ABC4 affiliate, KTLA.

Around 7:10 p.m. Friday, a United Express flight was leaving LAX when a man on board the plane, opened the door of the aircraft, and jumped onto the taxiway.

The Los Angeles Airport Police and Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and took the man to a local hospital to treat his injuries.

No one else on the plane was injured and the airplane was able to safely return to the gate, police tell KTLA.

No further details about the incident have been released.

The incident comes after three flight attendants and one passenger were injured due to turbulence while on a flight from Chicago to Salt Lake City Friday afternoon.

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