Philidelphia Airport: Investigation opened into injured airside worker

An investigation headed by the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration is aiming to discover how a worker at Philadelphia International Airport was badly injured recently.

As local media in the city reported, during the pushback for a departing Aer Lingus flight a 60-year old male worker was caught under a moving tug an the wheel of the aircraft.

The injured dnata employee is being provided support by the ground handler.

As The Inquirer in Philadelphia states, “The NTSB is investigating this accident,” a spokesman for the safety board said. “We’re still at the early stages.”

“We are providing him and his family with all possible support,” a spokesman from dnata stated, The Inquirer reported.