Employee killed on ramp at Alabama airport in airplane incidentYesterday
A employee was fatally injured on the ramp at Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama the place an American Airways regional service flight was parked, the Federal Aviation Administration mentioned Saturday.
The FAA and the Nationwide Transportation Security Board will examine the incident that occurred the place American Airways Flight 3408, an Embraer E175, was parked on the gate after arriving from Dallas. The FAA mentioned the airport was closed after the incident.
Two individuals briefed on the matter mentioned the worker killed was a baggage handler. The flight was operated by Envoy Air, a completely owned subsidiary of American Airways Group.
The airport mentioned a floor crew employee for Piedmont, one other American regional subsidiary, was killed however didn’t elaborate.
American mentioned in an announcement it was devastated by the accident, which it confirmed concerned an worker of Piedmont.
“We’re targeted on making certain that each one concerned have the assist they want throughout this tough time,” the airline mentioned, declining additional touch upon the lively investigation.