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TCRA worker injured in accident

March 5th, 2014 4:17 pm by Hank Hayes

TCRA worker injured in accident

BLOUNTVILLE - A Tri-Cities Regional Airport maintenance worker was injured in an apparent accident and sent to Johnson City Medical Center Wednesday afternoon, according to an airport spokeswoman.

“It was not a life threatening injury that I am aware of,” TCRA spokeswoman Melissa Thomas said of the incident. “...(The worker) is alert and was taken byambulance. It didn’t involve an aircraft, but it was on the airfield somewhere.”

The airfield was closed for about 10 minutes and an incoming Delta Connection flight was temporarily delayed but was eventually able to land, Thomas added.

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