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The feds accuse Man of trying to get through the cockpit before jumping out of the plane in Los Angeles.

A passenger who attempted to break into the cabin of an airplane last week had recently been under the influence of methamphetamine before jumping off a moving plane in Los Angeles, authorities said Monday.

Luis Antonio Victoria Domínguez, of La Paz, Mexico, broke his leg on Friday when he opened the plane’s emergency exit and jumped onto the runway at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the US Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles.

He has had surgery and is due to appear in federal court this week for upsetting a flight crew on an issue that could result in 20 years in prison if convicted.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had a lawyer to speak for him.

A criminal complaint published on Monday provided new details about the incident and the life of Victoria Domínguez in the previous days.

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The 33-year-old man arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the ad said. His plan was to get to Salt Lake City, but he didn’t have a connecting flight. He spent the night in a downtown Los Angeles hotel after drinking several beers and buying “a lot” of crystal meth for $ 20, he told the FBI.

The next day, he continued to smoke methamphetamine and decided to fly to Utah instead of taking a bus, the complaint said. He smoked more drugs before heading to the airport on Thursday but eventually missed his flight and wandered the streets at night.

He missed a second flight on Friday but was rebooked onto United Airlines flight 5365, operated by SkyWest Airlines, to Salt Lake City. Victoria Domínguez sat down and began to doze off while “getting off all the drugs she had been using in the past few days,” the complaint read.

The passenger, who was seated next to Victoria Domínguez, told authorities that he was still looking around and moving uneasily. He asked her where she was going and she said it was none of her business. She said that she then whispered to him that she had to get off the plane and that she would jump. “I’m serious,” he said.

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However, Victoria Domínguez told the FBI she heard other passengers laugh and said they were going to a different destination, the complaint read. He panicked. He “ran” around 7pm to a flight attendant at the front of the aircraft. and said he was not feeling well and had to get out.

The flight attendant said the plane was about to take off and they started fighting, the complaint said. He knocked on the closed cabin door and tried to open it while the flight attendant prayed that the pilots, confused by the knock, would not open the door according to the document.

Victoria Domínguez opened the emergency exit door and the evacuation slide was extended, according to the complaint, when the flight attendant called on the pilots to stop the aircraft.

He told the FBI that his panic attack may have given him “the strength to open the door”. The plane, which had not previously moved, began to roll while Victoria Domínguez struggled with a passenger who tried to hold her down.

Victoria Domínguez escaped and jumped off the plane, missed the escape slide and landed on the runway, breaking her right leg. He was trying to escape from the plane when they stopped him.

The 33-year-old man arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the ad said. His plan was to get to Salt Lake City, but he didn’t have a connecting flight. He spent the night in a downtown Los Angeles hotel after drinking several beers and buying “a lot” of crystal meth for $ 20, he told the FBI.

The next day, he continued to smoke methamphetamine and decided to fly to Utah instead of taking a bus, the complaint said. He smoked more drugs before heading to the airport on Thursday but eventually missed his flight and wandered the streets at night.

He missed a second flight on Friday but was rebooked onto United Airlines flight 5365, operated by SkyWest Airlines, to Salt Lake City. Victoria Domínguez sat down and began to doze off while “getting off all the drugs she had been using in the past few days,” the complaint read.

The passenger seated next to Victoria Domínguez told authorities that he was still looking around and restless.

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