(CNN)Two passengers aboard a Delta flight sure for Atlanta opened a cabin door and activated the slide to exit the aircraft whereas it was taxiing out to a runway at New York’s La Guardia Airport Monday morning, Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant instructed CNN.

The New York Times reported the 2 passengers concerned are in custody and that a big service canine additionally deplaned with them.

Woman opens emergency exit and jumps out of plane

After they exited the aircraft, the plane returned to the gate and deplaned clients usually, Durrant stated.

    He instructed CNN the airline was capable of accommodate the remaining passengers on alternate flights.

    “Maintenance technicians have evaluated the aircraft and is scheduled to return to service this evening,” Durrant stated.

    CNN has reached out to The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for extra data.

    CNN’s Hollie Silverman contributed to this report.

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