An airport worker died after an engine pulled in at an airport in Alabama, USA. The accident happened at the Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama last Saturday (January 2) in the afternoon local time.
The deceased was an employee of Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airlines. This information was reported in the report of the American media New York Post. The Alabama Airport Authority has also acknowledged the issue.
According to reports, the plane was parked after takeoff from Dallas, but unfortunately one of the plane’s engines was still running. The worker was pulled in by the plane’s engine.
But airport executive director Wade Davis said in a statement, “We are saddened to hear of the tragic death of a member of Piedmont Airlines.” They said they will pray for the deceased and stand by the family of the deceased during this difficult time.
American Airlines, meanwhile, called the incident an “unintended incident”. At the same time, an investigation will be conducted to find out how this incident happened. The NTSB and Federal Aviation Administration are said to be conducting investigations into the crash.