Indian man dies after being sucked into aircraft engine
NEW DELHI: Airport and airline authorities in India have begun investigating the death of a technician who was sucked into an aircraft engine at an airport in Mumbai.
Air India chief Ashwani Lohani said the accident happened when the plane was being moved from an airport gate. A pilot misinterpreted a signal and switched on the plane's engine.
The maintenance crew member standing nearby was sucked into the engine and killed instantly.
He says it is under investigation.