Worker killed when airplane tire explodes at SoCal airport

Worker killed when airplane tire explodes at SoCal airport

A worker at John Wayne Airport in the United States has been killed when a large tyre from a jet bridge used to connect terminals to aircraft doors exploded during maintenance.

The freaky accident happened in a workshop near Gate 3 at the airport at about 11:30 a.m.as two people were repairing the giant tire on a jet bridge, the walkway that connects the terminal to the plane.

The tire of the jet bridge, which connects the plane to the terminal, was 4-feet-tall, officials said.

An airport worker in southern California has been killed after a tyre exploded during maintenance work, officials said on Wednesday. The work was being performed in the terminal 3 airline workshop on a tire that was not attached to an airplane, according to airport spokeswoman Deanne Thompson.

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An airport contractor was killed after a tire exploded inside a workshop at John Wayne Airport.

The force of the explosion triggered a fire alarm and sprinklers inside the workshop and prompted a response from an Orange County Fire Authority crew and paramedics stationed at the airport, she said.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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