At 3:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve on December 31, Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama, USA, a rare and serious accident occurred. A worker in charge of luggage delivery of Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of American Airlines, was working on the apron. , was suddenly sucked into the engine of an Envoy Airlines passenger plane preparing to fly to Dallas, Texas, and unfortunately died on the spot.
Normally, the engine of an aircraft parked at the boarding gate will stop completely, but when the accident occurred, the engine of the Embraer E175 airliner of the Ministry of Special Envoy suddenly started, and the baggage delivery worker who was on duty was sucked in. The report indicated that the passenger plane involved had only been in service for 4 years, and the cause of the accident was yet to be investigated. Montgomery Regional Airport had been shut down urgently and did not resume operation until about 8:00 that night.
One Mile At A Time, a well-known American aviation information website, was shocked by the accident, pointing out that the aviation industry has high safety requirements both on the ground and in the air, and will take a lot of measures to minimize the risk of accidents. The website wondered whether the auxiliary power system of the Embraer E175 airliner failed, causing the engine to malfunction, resulting in this tragedy.
Source of information and pictures:CNN
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