Brocker.Org: Charlotte baggage handler locked in cargo holder throughout hour-very long flight – Charlotte Observer


Airport personnel opened the cargo maintain of a United Airways flight to uncover quite a surprise Sunday. In accordance to radio visitors, a baggage handler told them he’d been trapped within the cargo place of the plane, which traveled to Washington-Dulles from Charlotte-Douglas.

“He was unintentionally locked within the cargo place… He was a baggage loader at the Charlotte airport,” the radio visitors said.

In accordance to the flight-monitoring site FlightAware, United Airways Flight 6060 still left Charlotte at 3:eighteen and landed in DC at four:sixteen. The plane attained an altitude of 27,000 feet, but somehow the worker was not wounded.

“You can find no injuries. He is refusing us checking him out. We’re all in service,” radio visitors claimed.

Radio visitors reveals a scramble to determine out whether or not the incident was an incident or a security threat.

“We’re heading to do the job it as a security incident right until we can get some confirmation to who he is even while he is in trade dress for a ramper in Charlotte. The flight crew isn’t going to don’t forget observing him or anything at all like that,” they claimed.

United Airways confirmed the incident, stating, “United Specific flight 6060 operated by Mesa Airways from Charlotte Douglas to Washington-Dulles (IAD) landed safely and securely at IAD yesterday. Once at the gate, an worker of the airline’s ground handling seller was observed unharmed in the aircraft’s cargo maintain. We are searching into what transpired.”

The handler’s title has not been launched.