Officials say they have detained an American Airlines passenger accused of opening an emergency door and walking onto the wing of a plane that had landed at Miami International Airport, according to local news reports.

The Miami-Dade Police Department said the passenger walked on the plane wing at about 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday as the aircraft was taxiing, CBS 4 Miami reported. The police said the plane arrived from Cali, Colombia.

The police said the passenger jumped off the wing when officers arrived and was apprehended, WPLG Local 10 News reported. Authorities told the outlet the incident did not cause delays and the rest of the passengers were able to disembark from the plane.

The suspect's name has not been released, per CBS 4 Miami.

In a statement, American Airlines confirmed a passenger aboard Flight 920 with service from Cali exited the airplane via an emergency exit.

"The customer was immediately detained by law enforcement," the airline said. "We thank our team members and law enforcement for their professionalism and quick action."

The US Customs and Border Protection office in Miami told Insider it was not involved in the arrest.

The Miami-Dade Police Department and Miami International Airport did not immediately respond to requests for comment for this story.

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