Person sucked into plane’s engine, killed at Amsterdam airport

Person sucked into plane’s engine, killed at Amsterdam airport

A person was killed Wednesday when they were sucked into the engine of an airplane at Amsterdam’s main airport.

The victim – who has not been identified publicly – was drawn into the engine of a departing KLM Cityhopper Embraer E190 at the Amsterdam Schiphol airport, The Sun reported.

The plane bound for BIllund, Denmark, was set to takeoff at 2:25 p.m. local time, according to FlightAware.

A person was sucked into an airplane engine at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. REUTERS

It was not immediately clear if the victim was a passenger or a crew member.

“Today there was a horrible incident where a person ended up in an airplane engine,” the airport said in a statement to The Post.

“Our thoughts go out to the relatives and we care for the passengers and colleagues who witnessed this. The Royal Military Police is currently conducting an investigation,” the update read.

The passengers and crew who were onboard the flight at the time of the incident were disembarked and receiving assistance, the authorities confirmed.

KLM did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for an additional comment on the incident.

In January 2023, a ground handling agent at Montgomery Regional Airport was fatally sucked into the engine of a plane after she was repeatedly warned to keep her distance.

A few months later, in July, another airport worked was sucked into a jet engine at San Antonio International Airport.

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