A man working at a Florida airport was injured and killed by helicopter blades.
The accident occurred in an aircraft hangar near Tampa Bay, according to WFTS.
Officials from the County Sheriff’s Office, Hananda El Ninhuis, were called to the area where the accident occurred at 15:30. Authorities learned that the man had died when he arrived at the scene.
According to the sheriff’s office, the 62-year-old man named Salvatore Daisy died near Tampa Bay Regional Airport from a head injury with rotating blades.
Due to the helicopter crash in the hangar, two employees wanted to launch the helicopter. The blades hit Daisy’s head while the helicopter’s blades were moving, causing his death. Daisy died instantly.
The sheriff stated at the meeting that Daisy would not be hit again. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board were said to have been contacted about the incident.
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