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A RYANAIR pas­sen­ger ran onto the run­way at a ma­jor air­port to try and catch his flight ...af­ter he missed the plane’s fi­nal board­ing call.

In a ma­jor se­cu­rity breach, the man got past staff at the gate and jumped off the jet bridge with two bags in his hands – land­ing on the tar­mac 10ft be­low – af­ter the Boe­ing 737 had al­ready pulled back from the ter­mi­nal.

He sprinted across the apron to try and stop the plane from tak­ing off with­out him, but was in­ter­cepted by stunned ground crew mem­bers at Madrid’s main in­ter­na­tional air­port.

Footage of the bizarre in­ci­dent was recorded by a ground crew mem­ber at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Bara­jas Air­port.

Video shows the man ner­vously sit­ting on the edge of the jet bridge with his bags in tow be­fore leap­ing off.

Af­ter land­ing on his feet he waves his hand in an at­tempt to flag down the plane and briefly speaks to a worker in a ve­hi­cle used to pull lug­gage carts.

The man runs to­wards his plane – putting him­self in an in­cred­i­bly dan­ger­ous sit­u­a­tion as air­craft taxi to and from run­ways – but is stopped by two em­ploy­ees.

It was un­clear last night whether the man was fac­ing any charges for en­ter­ing a re­stricted area.

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