Man Tries To Charge Phone In Plane's Cockpit

Sep 27, 2018
Originally published on September 27, 2018 11:15 am
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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a tale of powerful, conflicting desires. There's the need for airline security and the addiction to a charged phone. Airline authorities in India say a man was looking for an outlet and that's why he tried to open the door of the cockpit as a plane was about to take off. The Guardian reports he was detained by police. India has many first-time flyers, possibly including the man who reportedly tried to open a plane's rear door in flight. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.