Moment Ryanair passengers evacuate from plane using emergency slide after cabin ‘fills up with smoke’
- Passengers could be seen putting on their coats and congregating in the aisle before using the inflatable slide to evacuate the aircraft
- The drama happened this morning at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport on the Buzz Boeing 737 MAX plane
- Ryanair apologised for the delay and organised a spare Buzz plane to take affected passengers to their destination of Krakow
This is the dramatic moment passengers on a Ryanair flight to Krakow exit via an emergency chute after the cabin filled up with smoke just before take off.
Passengers could be seen putting on their coats and congregating in the aisle before using the inflatable slide to evacuate the aircraft and walk back to the terminal.
The drama took place this morning at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport as the packed Buzz Boeing 737 MAX plane prepared to take off.
It prompted a large-scale response from emergency services.
Pictured: Passengers on the Ryanair flight were evacuated as a precaution using the emergency slide
Pictured: Smoke could be seen filling the cabin just as the Ryanair flight was set to take off
Pictured: Passengers walked back to the terminal to await a spare Buzz flight which would take them to their destination of Krakow
Ryanair apologised for the delay and confirmed a spare Buzz aircraft has been routed to Arlanda to take the affected passengers to their destination of Krakow.
A spokesperson for Ryanair said: ‘A Buzz aircraft this morning in Arlanda reported fumes in the cabin.
‘As a precaution, passengers were evacuated and returned to the terminal.
‘Buzz engineers are checking the aircraft, and a spare has been routed to Arlanda to operate this flight to Krakow with an estimated departure time of 14.00 local.
‘We apologise sincerely to affected passengers for this delay which we are doing everything to minimise.
‘Refreshment vouchers have been issued to passengers in Arlanda.’
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