Airport technician killed by aircraft propeller blade - graphic video

Graphic video shows airport technician being killed by rotating propeller

At Beloyarsky Airport of the Khanty-Mansiysk region in northern Russia, a man was killed when he walked into an airplane propeller.

Graphic: Man killed by aircraft propeller blade

Andrey Abakumov, 48, worked as a technician at the airport. His job was to get airplanes ready for takeoff.

On August 19, Abakumov came too close to the rotating propeller of the Antonov An-24 aircraft. The propeller blade killed him on the spot.

Investigators are looking into circumstances of his death.

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