A Delta Airways employee was killed at JFK Airport on Wednesday afternoon when an airplane tug hit him, a report mentioned.
The employee was struck by the tug close to Terminal four at about 3:30 p.m. and was later pronounced useless, in response to ABC New York.
Different employees then used a forklift to attempt to pry the tug off of him, in response to the report.
Delta is investigating the incident, a spokesperson mentioned.
“The Delta group is grieving right now following the lack of considered one of our personal,” the corporate mentioned in a press release.
“We’re extraordinarily saddened by the passing of a JFK below-wing worker and have prolonged our full assist to his household and colleagues throughout this extremely troublesome time,” they added.
The person’s identification was not instantly launched.