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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Maintenance Man dies after being sucked into AI Jet engine

By on Thursday, December 17, 2015


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The pilot mistakenly switched on the engine when the jet was being moved from airport gate. A man working for Air India has died after being switched into a jet engine.
The accident happened as the plane pushed back for take off at Mumbai Airport. The co-pilot of flight AI 619 to the southern city of Hydrabad slipped on a fault signal  from ground staff and started the engine.

Maintenance man, Ravi Subramaniam, who was standing close by, was sucked as a whole into the engine and died instantly.
 The airline sent its" heartfelt condolences" to the man's family. The executive authority Ashwani Lohani said he was "very saddened" with the incident.
Only an inquiry can ascertain whose negligence it was and how the engine was started on?

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