February 21, 2024

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Piedmont Airlines worker dies after being swallowed by engine

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Courtney E. Died in the US while working at an airport.

Courtney E.* († 34) was responsible for ground handling at Montgomery Regional Airport, Alabama, USA, including New Year’s Eve. The plane crashed shortly after landing. She was swallowed by a turbine and killed.”Fox Business» is reported.

According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the plane had an auxiliary power unit problem. During the “two-minute cool-down period,” the pilots decided to run both engines. Employees have been informed about this. Passengers also had to remain seated and were not allowed to leave the plane.