09 Aug '11, 3am

Horror as man sucked into plane engine - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Horror as man sucked into plane engine - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

An experienced engineer was performing a routine maintenance check on a plane’s engine when he was sucked in and killed. Miles Hunter, 51, was working on a jet turbo prop engine at Woodbourne airbase, Blenheim, a town on New Zealand’s South Island, when tragedy hit at 8am on Monday. Aviation experts described the accident as a ‘one in a million’ occurrence. His fellow colleagues reportedly watched in horror as the worker was sucked in. According to the airline, the engine had been detached from the plane without its propellers. It is also believed to have been in motion at the time of Mr Hunter’s death. Mr Hunter had been working for Safe Air Ltd which is owned by Air New Zealand . Police said emergency services performed CPR on the man but he was pronounced dead on the scene. Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe was at a loss to explain the accident. [Story: Brother's...

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