A 57-year-old man was charged with reckless conduct after he pulled the emergency exit on board a plane at O’Hare International Airport Thursday morning and slid off its wing, according to Chicago police.
Randy Frank Davila, of Escondido, CA, was due in court on June 27 at 9 a.m. in Br. 23, 5555 W. Grand Ave., for the misdemeanor charge, according to Chicago police.
The incident happened about 4:30 a.m. when United Flight 2478 from San Diego was approaching a gate at Terminal 1. Davila walked out onto the wing of the plane and slid down onto the airfield, police said.
CPD arrived and placed Davila into custody.