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United Airlines: Passenger jumps from plane during taxi at IAH

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HOUSTON - Police are investigating after a woman exited a plane while it was taxiing at Bush Intercontinental Airport. 

According to United Airlines, Flight 1892 from New Orleans had just landed at IAH around 1:15 p.m. When the plane landed, a female passenger got out of the plane. 

According to HPD, the woman opened a hatch on the plane to exit. Police say she jumped out into an airport operating area.

According to a passenger who was on the flight, the woman opened the over-wing exit door. The man said that the woman didn't say anything before opening the door. She jumped about 15 feet from the wing of the plane to the ground.

No one was injured.

The woman was detained for questioning.

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