Old Jan 11, 18, 7:51 am
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Originally Posted by pinniped View Post
I sit in exit rows semi-often and I've always wondered how this works. Does the slide deploy automatically when you pop the door? I'm probably in more overwing exits than anything else, but every now and then I'm in that first row of Y on a 757 where there's a slide.
Yes, I just turned the handle, threw open the door, and the slide just self-inflated. It happened very quickly! We then all exited out the back, and I was the last passenger out. It was so long ago, I don't remember exactly why, but I had been put in a jump seat in the back of the plane. I forget why she decided she couldn't open the door, but I remember being asked to do it (and did!)
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