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Mechanic Dies In Engine Accident On Tenerife

Ingested Into A320 Turbofan

An aircraft mechanic working on the engine of an Airbus A320 in the Canary Islands died when he was ingested into the turbofan during a run-up exercise Monday night.

News Canarias reports the mechanic, whose name has not been released pending notification of next of kin, died moments after being drawn into the airliner's engine.

The aircraft, operated by Spanish charter carrier LTE International Airways, was about to depart from Tenerife South Airport for Warsaw, Poland when the accident occurred.

The airliner was grounded following the accident, and arrangements were made to transport passengers on another plane. Police are investigating the accident, though foul play is not suspected.

Such incidents, though rare, aren't unprecedented. As ANN reported in January 2006, a contract mechanic for Continental Airlines was ingested into the engine of a Boeing 737 during a run-up test at a gate at El Paso (TX) International Airport.

FMI: www.lte.es/default.aspx?lang=en

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