Delta Employee Dies After Reportedly Being ‘Ingested’ Into Plane Engine, Officials Say

A Delta Airlines ground crew employee has died after reportedly being ingested into a plane’s engine at a Texas airport Friday night, according to KENS5 News.

“An accident occurred on the ground at San Antonio International Airport (SAT) tonight that resulted in the fatality of an airline ground crew member. We are deeply saddened by this incident and are working with authorities as they begin their investigation. We will share more information as details become available,” officials with the San Antonio International Airport stated, according to KENS5 News (RELATED: ‘Ingested’: Ground Crew Employee Dies In Montgomery Airport Accident).

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the incident happened on Friday when Delta Flight 1111 arrived at the San Antonio International Airport and was taxiing to the gate on one engine. That’s when a worker was ingested into the engine.

— News 4 San Antonio (@News4SA) June 25, 2023

The incident reportedly occurred around 10:25 p.m. when Delta flight 1111, arriving from Los Angeles, was taxiing to the gate with “one engine on,” the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) revealed in a statement, cited by the outlet.

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