Woman on board United flight to Houston jumped out emergency door

- A woman on board United Flight 1982 from New Orleans to IAH was reported to have jumped from the plane into a restricted area, according to Houston police.

HPD says at around 1:20 p.m. today, the woman opened the emergency door of the plane and jumped out.

The FBI was called to investigate, but turned the case over to HPD citing there was no federal issue in the case. HPD is continuing their investigation into the matter.

A passenger described what happened in a very matter-of-fact manner. 

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