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  • The airline worker was in the engine of the plane.

  • A worker for American Airlines died in an accident at the airport.

  • One of the plane's engines was running as a worker died while the plane was parked.

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, an airline ground crew worker died on Saturday after being inadvertently into the engine of a plane in Alabama.

The worker was in the engine of the plane while it was parked at the gate, according to CBS. According to CBS, the agency said it has begun an investigation.

The worker was employed by Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of the American Airlines Group, according to the airport.

Wade A. Davis is the airport's executive director. We are praying for the family during this difficult time.

In a statement to Insider, American Airlines said it was devastated by the accident.

The statement said that they were focused on making sure that all involved had the support they needed.

According to two people briefed on the findings of the initial investigation, the person died while the plane's engine was running.

The incident happened after American Airlines Flight 3408 arrived from Dallas.

Piedmont Airlines did not reply to Insider's questions.

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