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American Airlines mechanic Dave Ostang killed after falling from a jet bridge at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Modified Date: 
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 2:39pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, March 2, 2015

AA Mechanic Killed in Accident at D/FW Airport

"We extend our deepest sympathies to our co-worker's family and friends, and our hearts go out to our entire team of DFW airport and maintenance colleagues. Our focus is on taking care of his family and friends during this difficult time,” the airline said in a statement.

American Airlines Mechanic Dies After Fall From DFW Airport Jet Bridge

“Please keep Our Union Brother and his family in your thoughts and prayers.”

American Airlines mechanic dies after DFW Airport accident

The airport’s emergency first responders treated the man outside Terminal D and Gate D30 Monday morning before taking him to a local hospital, airport spokesman David Magaña wrote in a statement.

Mechanic dies after accident at DFW Airport

The airline says it extends "our deepest sympathies to our co-worker's family and friends, and our hearts go out to our entire team of DFW airport and maintenance colleagues. Our focus is on taking care of his family and friends during this difficult time."
A mechanic working for American Airlines has died after an accident on a jet bridge at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Monday. The airline has confirmed the death of its employee and stated that the incident occurred at approximately 10:30 AM. The employee has been identified by Transport Workers Union Local 591 as Dave Ostang. The mechanic, an employee who had worked for American Airlines for 30 years, died at an area hospital shortly after the accident. Ostang was reportedly locking the door of a Boeing 767 when he apparently slipped and fell from the jet bridge, landing about 14 feet below.  The plane had been moved from a maintenance hangar to Gate D30. We will have more information on this tragic story as new details emerge.  
People Involved: 
Dave Ostang
City: 
Dallas, TX

Comments

I work for the airlines and this story is so sad but yet so scary due to the fact im always on the jetbridges my heart goes out to this man and his entire family aorry for you loss. Rest in peace Dave.

Dave Ostang

Dave Ostang, a husband, a father a man with a plan
A man that did his duty a man blessed and took a stand
Very important a man loved
Each day say a prayer for now he is with God above

Often think of the kindness and the man that he was keep him in your heart
Sincere condolences to the family may God be with you from the start
There is no mistake that God makes even thou it was too soon
Always know that Dave is watching over all of you to make sure you bloom
Now he starts a new at the side of God another stage of life
Giving and loving as always yet still watching over children and wife
May you rest in peace colleague

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