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A brand-new British Airways flight attendant landed in hot water when he accidentally deployed an inflatable slide while the plane was taxiing. The unnamed crew member aboard Flight BA75 bound for Lagos, Nigeria, on Friday, January 13 inexplicably opened an emergency door, causing the Boeing 777’s slide to pop out moments after the plane pushed back from the airport gate, The Sun reported. Stunned passengers were delayed for about four hours. The blunder cost the airline about $60,000 – the cost of a new slide, switching to another aircraft and missing the take-off slot, according to the outlet. The embarrassed flight attendant — whose career took off with a resounding thud – was removed from duty and ordered back to training, according to the outlet.