Hours after an Air Canada plane landed at Toronto Pearson International Airport, a passenger woke up to find himself locked in a cold, dark and empty plane.
Earlier this month, Tiffani O & # 39; Brien from Quebec City flies When she fell asleep, she read the book on a 90-minute flight.
She said that she woke up hours after the plane landed, still attached to her seat in "freezing cold" and "pitch white" surroundings.  "Like someone with an anxiety disorder, I tell [can’t] how frightening this was … I think I have a bad dream bc that seriously how is this going on?" "Brien wrote a Facebook post published by her friend Deanna Noel-Dale.
Panicking, she spoke Noel-Dale for help." I just woke up alone in planes, "said a text like O & # 39 Brien sent, according to CTV. "Omg."
When O & # 39; Brien tried to call his friend through FaceTime, the phone suddenly died, she encrypted to find a USB port to charge the phone, but could not find "It is just a pure feeling of helplessness when you feel you are locked in this plane and you have no connection to the outside world," said Brien in an interview with CTV. Brien refused to comment on BuzzFeed News.
Brien said she saw her way to the cockpit and found walkie-talkie devices she was unsuccessfully trying to operate. she found a flashlight that she used to move for help out of the windows and find the door.
"I am so scared I will touch something that is wrong, but I knew I had to do something, "she told CTV. "And I found the flashlight, and I was so happy. It was like the best moment ever." She met another dilemma: There was no landing that connects B & B with the ground. She faced a 40- to 50-foot drop to the sidewalk.
Desperate to get out of her trouble, O & # 39; Brien hung out of the door and started using the flashlight for help by reflecting the light from the sides of the plane. Eventually she got the attention of an employee who drove a luggage cart, which helped her get to the ground.
According to O & # 39; Brien's post, Air Canada representatives have been in contact with her since the incident. Air Canada confirmed the incident and has announced an investigation into the case, the AP said.
"We are still considering this case, so we have no further details to share, but we have followed up with the customer and remain in contact with her," said Air Canada to the AP. The airline did not immediately return a request for comment from BuzzFeed News.
Since the incident, O & # 39; Brien wrote in the Facebook post that she did not "get much sleep" and said she had "resuscitating night fears and waking up anxiety and scared I am alone locked up somewhere dark." [1
"The law requires the plane to be secured for the night and it was She also had access to secure areas in the airport, "Schiavo said." She could argue that the airline was negligent in securing the aircraft and should have found her, and so she is due to actual damage. "  This is not the first time a passenger is left on a plane. In 2013, a Louisiana man was locked in a United Airlines flight landing at Houston's Intercontinental Bush Airport after taking a nap under the plane, ABC News reported. 19659002] I anne A report from ABC News, a British law professor found asleep on an Air Canada Jazz plane in a hangar at Vancouver International Airport back in 2010.
That same year, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on a Michigan woman who sued Trans States Airlines on the grounds of false prison after she found herself trapped in the cabin for more than three hours after the plane landed.