An air hostess has been seriously injured after falling from the emergency exit of an Emirates aircraft at the Entebbe International Airport in Uganda.
The incident happened as the plane was preparing for passengers headed to Dubai to board at Entebbe International Airport on Wednesday and she was immediately rushed to the hospital near the country’s capital, Kampala.
There are conflicting reports about the incident as circumstances surrounding the fall is currently being investigated.
The airline confirmed the fall to Khaleej Times:
“We can confirm that a member of our cabin crew, unfortunately, fell off from an open door while preparing the aircraft for boarding on flight EK729 from Entebbe on 14 March. The injured crew member was brought to the nearest hospital,” the airline said.
“We are providing all possible support and care for the affected crew, and will extend our full co-operation to the authorities in their investigation.”