Austin Airport has confirmed that an individual was struck and killed by a landing aircraft this evening on RWY 17R. Upon landing, Southwest flight 1392 Reported that there ‘might have been a person on the runway.’ At this moment its unclear if a Southwest 737 struck the person or if that flight was just the first aircraft to see the person. RWY 17R/35L remains closed at this time.
More to come as this story develops.
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