A Frontier Airlines worker fatally stabbed one other airline worker at Philadelphia International Airport, the Philadelphia Police Department has confirmed to Business Insider.
The division mentioned preliminary stories point out that the stabbing occurred at Gate E6 within the secured space between two of the employees. The sufferer was taken to a close-by hospital the place he was later confirmed useless, and the suspect has been taken into custody. No passengers have been harmed.
A Frontier spokesperson advised Business Insider that the events concerned within the incident have been workers of Worldwide Flight Services. The spokesperson didn’t instantly verify whether or not the staff have been working for Frontier Airlines on a contract foundation at the time of the incident.
“We’ve been made aware of an incident involving employees of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at Philadelphia International Airport,” the spokesperson mentioned. “The Frontier Airlines family is saddened to learn about this event and our hearts go out to those touched by the tragedy. We have reached out to WFS to assist them in any way possible as they deal with this incident.”
David Spunt, a reporter for a CBS affiliate, wrote on Twitter that three workers of a cleansing firm contracted by Frontier had fought in a break room on the tarmac. Spunt additionally wrote that the sufferer was “likely” killed with a field cutter.
According to WPVI, the incident occurred round 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.
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