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Delta passenger jumps out of plane’s side exit at LaGuardia: sources

Delta passenger jumps out of plane’s side exit at LaGuardia: sources
Antonio Murdock, 31, told Port Authority cops the confined space of the the airplane triggered his post-traumatic stress disorder, which stemmed from his time behind bars on robbery charges, sources said.

Antonio Murdock, 31, told Port Authority cops the confined plane space set off his post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from a jail stint on robbery charges, sources said.Murdock, his girlfriend Brianna Greco, 23, and her small dog Rain boarded Flight 462 from the Queens airport to Atlanta, sources said., after the passengers were buckled in and as the flight attendants made sure all the bags were stowed properly, Murdock got up and forced open a door, sources said.He then jumped from the plane, as the inflatable chute unfurled to the ground, sources said.

Port Authority police arrested Murdock, charging him with reckless endangerment and criminal trespass; he was awaiting arraignment in Queens Criminal Court.A Port Authority spokeswoman would only confirm that the couple was taken into custody, and referred all questions to Delta.

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