By Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man who opened an emergency exit on a flight that arrived at Miami International Airport is now in the hospital.

According to investigators, 33-year-old Christian Segura was on an American Airlines flight from Colombia when he opened the emergency exit and walked on the plane’s wing once the plane was at the gate.

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He was quickly apprehended by Customs and Border Protection agents.

Segura was taken to jail, but said he wasn’t feeling well so he was transported to the hospital.

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While at the hospital, police said, Segura attempted to escape. Segura remains at the hospital under police custody.

He has been charged with violating a designated operational area of the airport, battery on a police officer, resisting an officer with violence and escape.

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American Airlines thanked its “team members and law enforcement for their professionalism and quick action.” Team