Accident at Felipe Angeles Airport construction site leaves 22 workers injured

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Several workers fell from a crane platform that was transporting them to another area.

MEXICO, (December 16, 2021).- On Wednesday, Dec. 15th, in the early morning hours, an accident took place at the construction site of the Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA), in St. Lucia, which left at least 22 workers injured.

The events were recorded around 7:00 a.m. on December 15 when the workers were heading to the airport construction works, as confirmed by Social Communication sources from the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena).

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The recent event was recorded just days after it was announced that the Felipe Ángeles airport has been 83% complete within 100 days of opening, According to Federal Government estimates, the goal is to signal the start of operations in March 2022.

Workers resulted injured after the accident at the new airport

According to the first reports, the accident It was recorded when the workers were transported in a crane-type vehicle, and it was just at the moment of jumping a stop that the workers were workers fell from a height of 2 meters, which forced the mobilization of emergency services.

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In the images circulating on social networks, several people are observed lying on the ground, while others are attended by emergency personnel and by people wearing fluorescent vests.

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The injured were transferred to Regional General Hospital number 200 belonging to the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS). According to local media, 21 workers have already been discharged due to minor injuries, while one more had to remain in the hospital due to a broken wrist.

Source: American Post