CLT Airport Worker Killed When Baggage Tug Flips, Investigation Underway


CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Channel 9 has learned an investigation is underway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport after a worker was killed there Sunday night.

Investigators told anchor Blaine Tolison the worker was operating a "tug" -- which is used for moving baggage -- when the tug flipped and pinned him beneath it.

The incident happened just after 10:15 p.m. but it was still unclear where on airport property it took place. Officials have not released the man's name.

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