Yesterday, I wrote a post about how Toronto’s Pearson International Airport is doing a “customs hold” and one of my friends was held on a parked plane at the gate for over an hour. Apparently, one impatient dude feels the same.This morning, a passenger on United Airlines flight 2478 from San Diego to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport didn’t want to wait for the plane to taxi to the gate so he pulled the plane’s emergency exit and walked onto the wing of the moving 737 and slid down to the tarmac. He was arrested shortly afterwards.It happened around 4:30 a.m. after the four-hour red eye flight. Here’s United’s statement per WGN: “This morning United flight 2478 was taxiing toward the gate at Chicago O’Hare when a passenger opened an aircraft door and exited the plane. Our ground crew stopped the individual outside of the aircraft, and the person is now with law enforcement. The plane then arrived at the gate and all passengers deplaned safely. The safety of our customers and crew is our highest priority.”According to Flight Aware (see above), the plane arrived 20 minutes late to the gate so it wasn’t like it was severely delayed.Twitter user @MEEagelston tweeted a photo of the plane door open with the comment: “@fly2ohare guy jumps out of my plane before we get to the gate. @united UA2478.People are acting crazy lately but if you’re worried about this happening on your flight, don’t. Physics don’t allow the emergency door to be opened in the air. And although this was bad, it was nothing like what happened yesterday at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, where a man on a motorcycle flew past airport security wielding a handgun and tried to hijack a plane. He was caught and according to Yahoo! he faces life in prison or the death penalty. The impatient man in Chicago will be slapped with a fine, banned by United for life but will be back in the skies next week.AdvertisementChase Sapphire Preferred® CardEarn 80,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That’s $1,000 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.Enjoy benefits such as a $50 annual Ultimate Rewards Hotel Credit, 5x on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards®, 3x on dining and 2x on all other travel purchases, plus more.Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categoriesCount on Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance, Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver, Lost Luggage Insurance and more.Read moreThe comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.Editorial Note: The editorial content on this page is not provided by any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.