Stewardess injured falling out of parked Emirates plane

Emirates Continues To Operate Flight After Crew Member

Emirates crew member falls off parked plane at Entebbe Airport

An investigation into what caused her fall is now under way.

The Flight - EK 730 had just delivered passengers to Entebbe on Wednesday and was preparing to load others passengers for Dubai when the incident happened.

"Her knees were shattered and body cut with broken glass from a bottle she jumped with", an eye witness at the airport said.

The crew member was immediately taken to the hospital for life-threatening injuries but couldn't survive.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that she opened and fell out of the emergency door in a failed suicide attempt.

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We chose to hold back publishing details of the incident until we had received more information - although the exact circumstances surrounding this tragic event have still not been made public.

The airline has yet to reply to a request for comment from Newsweek, but an Emirates spokesperson confirmed the incident to the Khaleej Times.

A Ugandan civil aviation authority press statement said that the woman was still alive and investigations into the incident were under way.

Emirates meanwhile said, "a member of our cabin crew, unfortunately, fell from an open door while preparing the aircraft for boarding".

The injured crew member lying on the ground after the fall.

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