Piedmont Airlines ground crew member was sucked into the engine of an Embraer 175 at Montgomery, AL

A Piedmont Airlines (2nd) ground employee was killed in an industrial accident at Montgomery, AL on December 31, 2022.

Around 3 pm on New Year’s eve, flight AA3408, operated by Piedmont Airlines, was preparing to depart to the Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) hub. The ground crew member was tragically sucked into the engine and was killed.

The airport was shut down as a result of the accident and reopened again later at 8:30 pm.