AUSTIN, Texas — A person was struck and killed by a industrial jet landing on a runaway at an Austin, Texas, airport Thursday evening, authorities stated.
The pilot of Southwest Airways Flight 1392, a Boeing 737 arriving from Dallas, reported seeing an individual on Runway 17R at Austin-Bergstrom Worldwide Airport, shortly after the jet touched down at 8:12 p.m., in accordance with an announcement from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA says the motive force of an airport operations car later discovered the physique on the runway.
Airport spokesman Bryce Dubee says officers don’t imagine the unidentified man was purported to be on the runway at the time of the incident, however they’re working to verify that and decide the occasions main as much as the incident.
No additional data was instantly accessible.