Moment Saudi jet is DAMAGED after Dubai Airport water cannon salute backfires and injures passenger

Mail Online | 4/12/2019 | Isabella Nikolic For Mailonline
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A welcoming water cannon salute backfired spectacularly after Dubai firefighters broke the Saudi plane they were welcoming on the country's national day and injured a passenger.

Footage shows malfunctioning hoses from two fire engines pelt the side of the Saudi Airlines Airbus A320-214 before water is sent high into the air and comes crashing down.

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The highly pressurised water hit the left side of the plane and forced an over-wing emergency exit hatch to open in the incident last September.

After the hatch had opened inward, a safety slide was automatically deployed.

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This triggered a master alarm which alerted the flight crew to what was happening and allowed them to halt the plane.

The injured passenger, who had been sitting next to the hatch in a window seat, was given immediate medical attention and was...
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