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Almost naked teenager charged for jumping on the wing of the aeroplane at Atlanta airport

A passenger was arrested after jumping out of a plane on the tarmac in his underwear.

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The teenager who jumped on the wing of an airplane in Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport while dressed in only his underwear was charged with a host of offences.

Jhyrin Jones, 19, was charged with criminal trespassing, public indecency, causing damage and obstruction of the police, after he scaled a 12-foot fence and ran out onto the tarmac shortly before 5 pm on Tuesday afternoon, Reuters reports.

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After scaling the fence, Jones allegedly jumped on the wing of a Delta plane that just landed at Hartsfield-Jackson international airport of Miami, and attempted to open the aircraft in case of emergency the door from the outside.

Naked guy on the Runway at Atlanta Airport pic.twitter.com/yvco2XeMrN

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@FOX5Atlanta this just happened on our flight!! He flew to the door on the asphalt and then tried to get back on! pic.twitter.com/nC45HN8t55

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“People were crying,” said passenger Tim James, who also claimed that Jones actually open the door in a point. “My first thoughts were he had jumped out of the plane, so I was more concerned he had something else on the plane that needed to be taken off. It was scary.”

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In the video recorded by the other passengers, the man appeared only wearing underwear and his clothes. A flight attendant added that, at one point, he even has his id card in his mouth before he “ripped it apart” and threw it away, according to Reuters.

In a tweet, the airport said operations were not affected by the incident.

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Jones’ bond is set at $18,000 by a magistrate court in Clayton County, Ga., on Wednesday, Reuters reported.

Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.

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