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Indian technician killed in Kuwait

Press Trust of India  |  Dubai 

In a freak accident, an Indian technician with was killed while towing an aircraft at the company's base airport, according to a media report on Tuesday.

The technical staff member, a native of Thiruvananthapuram, was towing 777 aircraft when the tow bar broke, killing him on the spot on Monday.

The technical staff member was killed during a towing accident at the company's base airport on May 6, reported, quoting airline's tweet.

The report, however, did not identify the

No crew members or passengers were on board the aircraft when the incident happened, it said.

Necessary investigations are being carried out on the incident by the concerned authorities to determine the cause of death.

has expressed their regret at the tragic incident, the report said.

Towing involves moving of large aircraft from the runway to the terminal or hangar.

The victim is survived by his wife and daughter.

According to media reports, his body was moved to the mortuary following inquest and will be flown to

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 08 2019. 00:55 IST