Passenger deploys airplane emergency chute at Bradley International

CREDIT: @FutonTypeR

WINDSOR LOCKS — Travelers heading to Detroit are experiencing a delay after a passenger accidentally deployed the emergency exit chute while the aircraft was waiting at its gate.

This happened to a Delta plane.

Delta flight 2270 was scheduled to leave Bradley at 5:00 p.m., but it eventually departed at 9:14 p.m, according to the airport’s flight information twitter account.

At this time, there is no word if anyone was injured or if any arrests will be made. No other details were released.

FOX61 News will provide updates as soon as they become available.

Real time flight status updates are available here and Twitter users can also receive automated updates by tweeting their flight number @BDLFlightInfo.