Steven Slater's JetBlue Slide Escape -- Caught on Tape

8/14/2010 9:45 AM PDT
It's the VIDEO everyone has been waiting to see ... the moment flight attendant Steven Slater popped open the door of his JetBlue aircraft ... and jumped down an inflatable slide.

The footage -- obtained by our friends at WNBC in New York -- was captured by surveillance cameras at JFK airport on Monday.