Transcript for United Airlines Flight Diverted After Emergency Slide Deploys
We began with a frightening flight for dozens of passengers aboard -- united jet shortly after taking off from Chicago this happened. An emergency evacuation slide opening in the back of the plane. Passengers most of these images of the slide locking -- -- the pilot declared an emergency and -- ended the Southern California bound plane. In Wichita Kansas were emergency crews were waiting. We heard a little bit of pop and -- the stewardesses running -- on the -- we -- looked in the back. We -- the emergency slides had deployed and landed them. -- And than some -- People in the Hazmat suits look like -- basically everyone's just looking around leaders warning -- this plane was okay and you know for -- a little -- what was gonna happen. ABC aviation analyst John -- calls this unusual and very very rare. But not the first time a slide inflated on a jetBlue flight from Fort Myers to Boston back in November. Pinning the flight -- the united plane will be examined to try to figure out what went wrong the Orange County bound passengers are staying in Wichita overnight.
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