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South Korean plane flies with door unsealed

Tuesday, January 05, 2016 - 01:02

A South Korean passenger plane has been forced to turn back after it was found out that one of its doors wasn't completely sealed. Rough Cut – subtitled (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - SUBTITLED (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Video filmed inside this South Korean passenger plane shows a gap between the door and the door frame. The Jin Air plane, carrying 163 passengers, took off without its front door properly sealed. It was on its way to Busan, but had to turn back to Cebu, Philippines, about half an hour after taking off. Passengers say they suffered headaches and felt pain in their ears. (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) SOUTH KOREAN PASSENGER, KIM JIN-BAE, SAYING: "I thought I would die here because I was numb with a headache." Passengers got on another plane and landed in Busan 15 hours later than scheduled. Head of Jin Air Busan office, Park Mun-seong, apologised for the incident. Jin Air, the budget affiliate of Korean Air Lines, say they couldn't find any defects. South Korea says it will review safety at its six budget airlines.

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South Korean plane flies with door unsealed

Tuesday, January 05, 2016 - 01:02