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June 25, 2014 at 5:14 PM

Open plane door and, oops, emergency slide deploys

An emergency-evacuation slide accidentally deployed on an Alaska Airlines plane. (Photo via Flyer Talk.) It’s not what you want to happen when you open the plane’s door at an airport  — the emergency- evacuation slide springing open to wave vertically in the breeze. The emergency slide accidentally deployed on an Alaska Airlines plane that arrived at Wrangell…

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