THIS is the horrifying moment a woman lost part of her leg after being crushed by a tourist car.
The Thai The passenger, 57, was about to board an 8:30am flight from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport when he tripped over a pink suitcase.
She fell and her leg was inserted into the aisle, tearing her muscles, tendons, and bones.
Other passengers fumbled to turn off the emergency switch as the tourist continued to tear at her flesh.
The image shows the woman’s bottom leg stuck below her waist at the end of the aisle as she was helped by airport staff.
The suitcase lying near her was missing two wheels, and the yellow comb-like plates were seen broken out of where they would normally be at the end of the moving aisle.
According to airport officials, the medical team eventually had to amputate the woman’s left leg from above the knee.
She was then taken to Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital in the capital for emergency treatment.
The medical team at the hospital said she was initially sent to Karun, where she was told they could not reattach her leg, but the woman requested to be transferred to another hospital for an evaluation. .
Airport authorities have ordered an investigation to determine the cause of the crash.
In the meantime, the walkway has been temporarily closed as the technical team conducts security checks and checks.
A statement from Don Mueang Airport read: “The director and management of the airport Don Mueang visited the patient to monitor his treatment and received information from the medical team at Bhumibol Hospital that she He is currently undergoing treatment.
“Don Mueang Airport is deeply saddened by the incident and is ready to take full responsibility as well as take care of medical expenses and compensation.”
No flights were delayed due to the crash.
“On behalf of Don Mueang International Airport, I would like to express my deepest condolences for the accident,” airport director Karun Thanakuljeerapat told a news conference.
“I want to confirm that we will make sure that there will be no more accidents like this.”
Karun said suitcase wheels were found underneath the straps, but it’s not clear how that might be related to the crash.
He added that the aisles at the airport are checked daily and additional checks are made monthly.
Travel machine manufactured by Japanese by Hitachi and installed in 1996, the airport manager said, adding that there are plans to apply for funds to switch to a newer model by 2025.
In 2019, a passenger’s shoe broke after it got stuck in another aisle in the same airport, which was repaired and reopened an hour later.