• Shurimal@kbin.social
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    2 months ago

    The deceased has not yet been identified

    Yeah, you need a DNA test to ID someone who’s gone through a turbofan. I’ve seen pics of an aftemath of such incident. You can’t even tell the species from remains that have the consistency of tomato juice.

      • rbesfe@lemmy.ca
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        2 months ago

        Lapse in safety procedure is the most likely culprit. My guess is a ground crew member forgot the rules and walked in front of the engine, or it was spun up sooner than it should have been.

  • AutoTL;DR@lemmings.worldB
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    This is the best summary I could come up with:


    A person has been killed after ending up in the running jet engine of a KLM passenger plane at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport.

    The death happened as the KL1341 flight was getting ready to fly to Billund, Denmark, on Wednesday afternoon.The airline said it was taking care of passengers and employees who witnessed the incident and it was investigating.

    Various Dutch media outlets have suggested the victim could be an employee involved in pushing back an airplane before it takes off.

    Pictures obtained by Dutch national broadcaster NOS show emergency services surrounding the passenger jet on the airport’s apron - where aircraft are parked.

    According to reports, the aircraft involved was a short-haul Embraer jet used by KLM’s Cityhopper service operating flights between nearby destinations within Europe.

    "Infrastructure Minister Mark Harbers said on X: "Terrible news about a fatal accident today at Schiphol.


    The original article contains 275 words, the summary contains 142 words. Saved 48%. I’m a bot and I’m open source!

  • ZC3rr0r@lemmy.ca
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    Talk about a terrible way to go. For everyone involved. That’s a lot of people that’ll need trauma counseling for sure.