Mechanic Found Dead Minneapolis St Paul Airport
June 16, 2010 -
At 5:30 AM on Tuesday, Minneapolis Saint Paul airport police
received a phone call indicating that a mechanic for Delta Airlines was
injured and required medical assistance at Gate G14. When emergency
medical responders arrived, the Delta mechanic, 47 year old Jesse Paul
Stygar of Rosemount was inside of one of the landing gear doors and had
at the time Mr. Stygar was working on the landing gear doors in the
wheel well area of an Airbus A319, Flight 2789 that was to depart to
The Airbus A319
has been taken out off service pending investigation of this accident.
Passengers were transferred to different aircraft and the flight to
coworkers stated Mr. Stygar had worked for Delta for five years as a
line mechanic, had served in the military, lost his wife in 2008 she was
44 years old, and was raising his 12 year old son Joey as a single
released a statement on Tuesday, ?Jesse loved life and most of all, his
son, Joey. Jesse was a hard worker but also loved traveling, the
outdoors and most of all fishing, which he did often with Joey. Jesse?s
other love was collecting, from cars to motorcycles to just about
?Jesse will be
greatly missed by family, friends, neighbors and his soul mate Vicki.
Anyone that crossed his path knew he had a huge heart and gave
everything he could. Jesse served in the military and kept that love of
our country alive. He will be greatly missed. This is the only statement
that we will be making at this time. We ask that you please respect our
family's privacy at this very difficult time."
?We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends and
offer our full support to them and our people in Minneapolis? said Delta
?We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends and offer our full support to them and our people in Minneapolis? said Delta Airlines.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), NTSB, FAA and airport police along with the medical examiner's office will be investigating.
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