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One dead after being struck by airplane at Austin airport

One person is dead after being struck by an airplane on a runway at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Thursday night. ( More...

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Toby Sharp 7
those poor pilots
Chris B 1
ATC conversation and images of damage to engine cowling.
Silent Bob 1
Robert Cowling -1
laferrierem -8
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Southwest Airlines jet hits, kills person on runway in Texas

A Southwest Airlines jet struck and killed a person after landing at an airport in Austin, Texas on Thursday night, authorities said.

According to preliminary information released by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Southwest Airlines Flight 1392 reported seeing a person on the runway, shortly after the Boeing 737 touched down at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport around 8:12 p.m.

Officials don't believe the unidentified man was authorized to be on the runway at the time, airport spokesman Bryce Dubee said. The FAA said the driver of an airport operations vehicle later found the victim's body on the runway.
John D -9
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Person struck, killed by airplane on runway at (AUS) Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Not something the go over much in flight training school
"The Southwest aircraft maneuvered to avoid an individual who became visible on runway 17R shortly after touchdown."


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