Woman Jumps Out of Plane on Arrival at Bush Intercontinental Airport

A passenger on board a United Airlines flight is in police custody after pulling open the emergency exit door and jumping out of the plane on arrival at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.

The incident happened about 1:15 p.m. Monday just as the plane arrived from New Orleans.

The plane was waiting for the final taxi into its gate when the woman pulled open the overwing emergency exit door and jumped out.

Airport surveillance video, she can be seen running across the tarmac toward the terminal.

Video from inside the plane shows the aftermath, and the missing door in the emergency row.

It's still unclear why the woman jumped out of the plane.

The FBI is no longer involved in the investigation as it was determined not to be a threat to national security.

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