Manston update: exploding tools gravely injure man
An exploding grinder today resulted in a man needing to be airlifted to hospital from Manston.
Following on from our breaking news earlier today it seems that someone was injured at Manston today.
Early reports are of an industrial accident while work was underway to dismantle an aircraft at Manston. While details are still sketchy we understand that injuries are not life threatening but nevertheless serious.
I am sure you will want to join with us in hoping that the unfortunate person makes a full recovery.
MANSTON update: A man has been injured this afternoon by an exploding grinder that was being used to dismantle an aircraft at Manston .— Kent 999s (@Kent_999s) February 3, 2015
BREAKING: Man airlifted to hospital following accident at Manston airport site: http://t.co/xNqAAHckdv— Tom Barnes (@thomas_barnes) February 3, 2015
@SaveManston OMG not the "told you so" that anyone would want, hope all are ok— Delice Purvis (@DeliceP) February 3, 2015