The worker was employed by Unifi Aviation, a company Delta and other airlines contract with to support ground handling operations. (Photo by Massimo Insabato/Archivio Massimo Insabato/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images) An airport worker died after being "ingested" into a Delta Air Lines jet engine at San Antonio International Airport.Emergency responders were called to the scene at about 10:25 p.m.
Friday night, according to KENS5.The plane had just arrived from Los Angeles and had only one engine running when the victim was killed, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement."The NTSB has been in contact with Delta.
They are in the information gathering process at this point," the agency said.OSHA FINES AMERICAN AIRLINES SUBSIDIARY $15K AFTER WORKER GETS SUCKED INTO PLANE ENGINE, DIESA Delta Airlines plane lands at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, California, United States on June 8, 2023. (Photo by Tayfun CoSkun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The worker was employed by Unifi Aviation, a company Delta and other airlines contract with to support ground handling operations.
The airline said it was fully supporting investigations into the incident."Unifi Aviation is deeply saddened by the loss of our employee at San Antonio International Airport during a tragic incident in the late hours of Friday, June 23, 2023," the company said in a statement to KENS5.