Wednesday, January 18, 2006


Mechanic sucked into jet engine

From CNN, Fatal accident occurred as aircraft prepared to fly to Houston:
A mechanic standing near a Boeing 737 at El Paso International Airport in Texas was sucked into one of the engines and killed Monday, officials said.

[S]aid Roland Herwig, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration's southwest region in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, "Someone on the ground was sucked into the engine."

A spokeswoman for Boeing said Monday's incident is not the first such accident. "It doesn't happen very often," spokeswoman Liz Verdier said. "It has happened in the past."
Darwin in action on the tarmac?

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