Airport Worker Suddenly Dies

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( – A horrifying incident took place at San Antonio International Airport on June 23, resulting in the untimely death of a person who worked at the airport. The event occurred when the worker was pulled into a jet engine belonging to a Delta Air Lines aircraft, as reported by KENS5. Responders swiftly arrived at the scene shortly before 10:30 pm, attempting to contain the aftermath of the harrowing accident.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) responded to the incident, issuing a statement on June 25 shedding light on the circumstances surrounding the fatal incident. The flight had originated from Los Angeles, with the aircraft in question operating with just a single engine at the time of the distressing incident. The NTSB acknowledged their immediate engagement with Delta Air Lines, seeking at the time to gather information for their investigation.

The worker was an employee of Unifi Aviation, a well-known company specializing in providing ground-handling operations support to various airlines. Unifi Aviation released a statement expressing their deepest condolences to the family of the worker. In the wake of the incident, the company affirmed its unwavering commitment to supporting all their employees, ensuring their well-being and offering solace during this challenging time.

According to AP, the NTSB revealed on June 26 that they would not be conducting a full investigation into the incident. The medical examiner in the case ruled the death a suicide, and it was discovered that no safety issues played a role in the worker’s death. A Unifi spokesperson expressed sadness at the loss of an employee.

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