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Worker dies in airport worksite accident

Published on Mar 31, 2013 4:55 PM
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An accident at Changi Airport on Saturday, March 30, 2013, has left one worker dead and two hurt. According to Lianhe Wanbao, the three men met with the mishap at a work area near a runway. -- ST FILE PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

An accident at Changi Airport on Saturday afternoon has left one worker dead and two hurt.

According to Lianhe Wanbao, the three men met with the mishap at a work area near a runway.

A spokesperson from the Ministry of Manpower said the three workers were using wrenches to detach a connected drill pipe when the pipe suddenly spun. The wrenches swung and struck the three workers.

The three workers were conveyed to the hospital. One of the workers, a Bangladeshi, subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

 
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