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San Antonio airport employee dies after being ‘ingested’ into airplane engine in Texas Lalrp



Authorities are investigating the demise of a floor employee at San Antonio Worldwide Airport who was “ingested into” a airplane’s engine Friday.

“On Friday, June 23, Delta Flight 1111 had arrived at San Antonio Worldwide Airport from Los Angeles and was taxiing to the gate on one engine when a employee was ingested into that engine at about 10:25 p.m.,” the Nationwide Transportation Security Board mentioned in a press release to Sunday night.

The security board mentioned it’s persevering with to assemble details about the occasion.

An airport spokesperson mentioned San Antonio Worldwide is working with authorities on their investigation.

“An accident occurred on the bottom at San Antonio Worldwide Airport (SAT) Friday night time that resulted within the fatality of an airline floor crew member,” spokesperson Erin Rodriguez mentioned in a press release.

“We’re deeply saddened by this incident and are working with authorities as they start their investigation. We are going to share extra data as particulars change into accessible.”

Delta Air Strains mentioned they have been “heartbroken” over the loss.

“We’re heartbroken and grieving the lack of an aviation member of the family’s life in San Antonio. Our hearts and full assist are with their household, associates and family members throughout this tough time,” a Delta spokesperson informed in an electronic mail.