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21:51  10 july  2019
21:51  10 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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An aircraft maintenance technician trainee in India was crushed to death Wednesday while conducting maintenance work on a Canadian Bombardier Q400 aircraft at the Kolkata airport in eastern India .

A trainee technician in India was crushed to death on Wednesday by the landing gear flaps on an aircraft while conducting maintenance work, airline SpiceJet said.

"Inadvertently, the main landing gear hydraulic door closed and he got stuck in between the hydraulic door flaps," SpiceJet said after the incident at Kolkata airport in eastern India.

"The hydraulic doors were broken to rescue (Rohit) Pandey but he was declared dead," the airline said. "The entire SpiceJet family stands together in grief in this unfortunate incident."

Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear © Sajjad HUSSAIN SpiceJet said the accident occurred at Kolkata airport in eastern India

Airport director Kaushik Bhattacharya said that Pandey, 26, was "sucked into the lower end of the aircraft due to hydraulic pressure. His body had to be cut out of it".

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An Indian airline technician was killed when the flaps covering an aircraft ’s main landing gear accidentally closed on him during maintenance work, the airline said Wednesday. The hydraulic doors “inadvertently” closed on the technician , who was working on a Bombardier Q400 aircraft at

Kolkata: A trainee technician in India was crushed to death on Wednesday by the landing gear flaps on an aircraft while conducting maintenance work, airline SpiceJet said. "Inadvertently, the main landing gear hydraulic door closed and he got stuck in between the hydraulic door flaps," SpiceJet

The aircraft was a Canadian Bombardier Q400.

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Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
Indian aircraft technician crushed by landing gear
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