Plane makes emergency landing as evacuation slide deploys

2014-06-30 15:40
Cape Town - Imagine you're half way through your flight, minding your own business, having a subtle armrest battle with the person next to you when suddenly...

The evacuation slide deploys!

Just like that. For no reason. Or wait, is there maybe a reason you just don't know about yet?

Gawker reports that's exactly what happened on board a United Airlines flight between Chicago and California on Sunday night. 

Fortunately none of the 96 passengers on board the Boeing 737 got hurt, but many did get the shock of their lives. 

Here are a few tweets sent out shortly after the emergency landing in Wichita, Kansas. 

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