A The employee passed away After being “absorbed” by An airplane engine of airline passengers American Airlines. According to officials, the incident took place at the Alabama airport in the United States last Saturday around 3:00 p.m.
The airport confirmed that the deceased was employed by the airline Piedmont, a subsidiary of American Airlines Without providing further details of the event. According to information provided by the insider portal, the aircraft had its parking brakes on.
“We are saddened to hear of the tragic loss of a team member AA/Piedmont AirlinesAirport CEO Wade Davis said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time,” he added.
This is a statement, American Airlines He said he was deeply distressed by the incident. “We are focused on making sure everyone involved gets the support they need during this difficult time,” the company said, declining to comment further amid an ongoing investigation, according to the NY Post.
“When a jet engine is running, the drag on the air intake creates low air pressure, which can pull bystanders into the rotating blades. When stopped, cones are placed near the engines to mark the boundaries of danger areas, the exact dimensions of which are given in the aircraft’s operations manual. Flying high in the sky”, according to The Post.
They also pointed out that airport ground crews are rarely sucked into engines because they are trained on the dangers and how to avoid them.