Courtesy of Matt Rexrod
The airline said a Southwest pilot had to crawl through an airplane window after a customer accidentally closed the flight deck door.
It’s never fun to be locked out – whether it’s from your home, from your car, or from a commercial airliner.
A Southwest Airlines pilot ended up crawling through the cockpit window on Wednesday after a customer inadvertently closed the flight deck door, the airline said.
Passenger Matt Rexrud told CNN he was getting ready to board a flight from San Diego to Sacramento when he saw the plane’s pilot crawl through the window.
“During the boarding process, while other customers and flight attendants were on board, a customer opened the front lavatory door and inadvertently pushed open the deck door (which was locked) while the pilots scheduled to operate the flight were preparing to board,” the airline said in a statement. CNN statement. “One of our pilots opened the door from the Flight Deck window, and the flight departed as scheduled.”
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“It’s amazing that this pilot went above and beyond to get this flight out. We only left 8 minutes late. Great effort by Southwest Airlines,” Rexrod said.
In response, Southwest Airlines wrote on Twitter, Well, this is definitely something you don’t see every day.