California Airport Contractor Killed After Jet Bridge Tire Explodes

A contractor at a California airport was killed after a jet bridge tire he was working on exploded, authorities said.

The two contractors at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana were at the airline workshop when the 4-foot-tall tire ruptured, FOX11 reported. The tire was for the jet bridge, which connects the plane to the terminal for passengers and crewmembers to board to board the plane without walking outside. Orange County Fire Authority crew and paramedics at the airport rushed to the scene, where the unidentified contractor was pronounced dead.

Source: Worker killed after tire explodes at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana – Story | KTTV

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