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Emirates crew member falls off parked plane at Entebbe Airport

A female Emirates crew member is currently undergoing treatment after sustaining several injuries after she fell from the emergency exit of a parked Boeing 777-300ER plane at Entebbe International Airport.

The female crew member fell from the emergency exit of the plane

The Observer has learnt that the yet-to-be identified crew member fell off the plane shortly before the scheduled departure at 3:25pm. The flight was rescheduled to 4:21pm because of the unfortunate incident.

In a statement issued by Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the crew member is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed health facility. According to CAA, the cabin crew member, it appears, opened the emergency door herself.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that she opened and fell out of the emergency door in a failed suicide attempt. 

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