Emirates Airline hostess who fell from the emergency door of a parked aeroplane in Uganda’s Entebbe airport has been confirmed death.
According to report, She had been seen holding what looked like a glass bottle under her chin before she made the fall. Other witnesses said they had seen her in a verbal exchange with colleagues as they boarded the plane.
The flight attendant whose nationality has not been revealed, was rushed to Kisubi hospital 16km (10 miles) away but died soon after.
The Emirates Airline staff was preparing the flight for boarding when the incident happened.
The air hostess reportedly sustained serious injuries after falling from an Emirates aircraft, the Boeing 777, flight EK729 from Entebbe on 14 March had landed shortly before, and was preparing to welcome passengers on board before departing for Dubai.
In a statement by Uganda’s aviation authorities said, the flight attendant “appeared to have opened the emergency door” and unfortunately “fell off an aircraft that had safely landed and parked”.
Kisubi hospital’s spokesperson Edward Zabonna told the BBC that the crew member had injuries “all over her face and knees”. He said that she had been “unconscious but alive” when she arrived at the hospital on Wednesday evening but died soon after.