Police: Woman opens aircraft door, jumps from plane in Houston

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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Woman jumps off plane at IAH and is now in police custody.

HOUSTON, Texas -- A woman jumped from a plane an Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport Monday afternoon, police said.

A woman opened, then jumped through an exit door on a United flight in Houston Monday.
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The woman was detained by police and turned over to the FBI, police said.

The flight was United 1982 from New Orleans.

Officials said the woman apparently suffered some kind of mental issue and was hospitalized.