The passenger closed the cockpit door by mistake. And because of this, the pilot had to climb the ladder and enter the cockpit through the window.
The incident took place at San Diego International Airport in the United States on Wednesday. A passenger captured the scene on camera. Later it went viral. News from Yahoo News.
According to the report, a Southwest Airlines flight was scheduled to fly from San Diego International Airport to Sacramento, San Francisco on Wednesday. A little before the scheduled time, the pilot entered the plane. Going inside, he found the door to the cockpit locked from the inside. The pilot was in danger.
Earlier, the Southwest Airlines plane landed at the San Diego airport with a group of passengers. Then the passengers get off the plane through the line. The passenger who was in the very back, while exiting the plane, pulled the door that protects the connection between the cockpit and the middle of the plane. As a result, the door is closed.
After much thought, the pilot came up with a way. It was caught on camera by a man named Matt Rexrode.
Rexroad saw someone (the pilot) trying to get in by opening the front window of the plane. An associate standing behind with a ladder. Although at first he could not understand anything, he pointed the mobile camera at the incident and started taking pictures.
The pilot climbing the cockpit, that scene has gone viral around the world.