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Person struck, killed by plane on Austin-Bergstrom International Airport runway

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Posted at 6:54 AM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 08:08:12-04

AUSTIN, TX — An individual was struck and killed by a plane at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Southwest Airlines Flight 1392 reported there was an unauthorized individual on the runway after the flight touched down at 8:12 p.m. on Thursday, May 7th.

AUS Airport Operations investigated the report and found the victim on the runway.

Austin-Travis Emergency Medical Services responded to the call and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The Austin Police Department is leading the investigation and no other information is available at this time.