Montgomery, Alabama, airport employee dies on ramp in incident involving American Airways regional jet

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The Federal Aviation Administration introduced Saturday {that a} employee at Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama died in an accident on the ramp.

The Montgomery Regional Airport stated in a press release that an American Airways/Piedmont Airways floor crew member was “concerned in a deadly accident” round 3 p.m.

“We’re saddened to listen to in regards to the tragic lack of an AA/Piedmont Airways crew member,” stated airport government director Wade A. Davis. “Our ideas and prayers are with the household throughout this tough time.”

American Airways stated in a press release that it was “devastated by an accident involving a crew member” and stated, “Our ideas and prayers are with the household and native crew members. Our focus is on guaranteeing that you simply get the help you want whenever you want it most.”

All inbound and outbound flights have been suspended for greater than 4 hours Saturday afternoon, however the airport introduced it was returning to regular operations at 8:30pm.

The sufferer’s title was not launched, and the circumstances of her demise weren’t instantly disclosed. Each the FAA and the Nationwide Transportation Security Board will examine.

The flight, operated by regional airline Envoy Air, was scheduled to depart Montgomery on Saturday afternoon for Dallas-Fort Price, in response to flight-tracking web site

CNN reached out to Envoy Air on Saturday for extra data.

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