First Time Passenger Mistakes Emergency Exit for RestroomFlyingJustin GreenUpdated Apr. 21, 2017 3:33PM ET / Published Sep. 28, 2012 1:45PM ET Whoops. Amazingly, it appears this has happened before. Several times, in fact.H/T Brian FungUpdate: Commenter "PracticalGirl" was surprised (as was I) at my failure to mention a recent political joke: "Imagine what would happen if planes had windows that opened. :)"