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    Airport worker ‘sucked’ by jet engine in Texas actually committed suicide

    A worker at San Antonio International Airport in Texas died Friday after being hit by a jet engine. The medical examiner concluded on Monday to a suicide.

    A 27-year-old Texas airport employee who died on Friday after being “sucked up” by the engine of a plane that had just landed on the tarmac actually committed suicide, the forensic medicine office estimated on Monday. investigation, as revealed by CNN.

    The investigation report states that the employee died of “blunt and sharp injuries”. The context in which these injuries were caused amounts to suicide, explained the medical examiner’s office.

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    Ongoing investigation

    On Friday, the man was “sucked into the reactor” of a Delta airliner which had “landed at San Antonio International Airport from Los Angeles, California, and was taxiing down the runway to reach the disembarkation gate, with only one engine running,” the US Transportation Accident Investigation Agency (NTSB) said.

    The NTSB had opened an investigation to determine the consequences of this accident, which occurred on Friday around 10:25 p.m. local time. Investigators are continuing at this stage to gather information about the event. A San Antonio airport spokesperson is collaborating with authorities working on the investigation.

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    The man worked for the company Unifi Aviation according to local media, a company which offers assistance services to several airlines, including Delta. The airline Delta said it was “deeply saddened” by this accident and assured “to cooperate with the authorities” leading the investigation, in a press release sent to the local channel KENS 5.

    Source: BFM TV

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