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Air India ground personnel gets sucked into aircraft engine at Mumbai airport, dies
Mumbai: In a freak accident, an aircraft technician died after
being sucked into the engine of an Air India aircraft during
push back at the Mumbai airport on Wednesday evening.
The incident reportedly happened at 8:40 pm.
The mishap occurred when the co-pilot of Mumbai-
Hyderabad flight 619 mistook a signal for starting the engine
and the victim, Ravi Subramanian, who was standing close,
got sucked into it at bay 28 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji
Reacting to the incident DGCA said, “It is an accident.
Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau have been informed
for further action,”
On the other hand, Air India Chairman Ashwani Lohani said
the incident is being investigated.
“We are deeply saddened and regret the tragic incident
at Mumbai airport this evening when an Air India technician
died in a mishap during pushback of flight AI 619. The
incident is being investigated. Our heartfelt condolences to
the bereaved family,” Lohani said.