Jermani Thompson, 26, an employee of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, was killed on the job on Tuesday, August 30. Around 10:20 p.m., Thompson was helping load luggage onto a
Frontier Airlines plane. Her locks were caught in the mechanism of a belt loader. Thompson's severe injuries were treated at Ochsner Kenner Medical Center, but she ultimately passed away from them.
The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office will do an autopsy to find out what really killed the person. The New York Post reports that the terrible event occurred on the apron, the area where planes
are loaded and unloaded. Authorities have not yet explained how her hair became caught or what occurred after the tragic event. We are devastated by this news and are doing everything we can to help
her loved ones. Please send your best wishes to everyone at our New Orleans station during this extremely difficult time." "We are profoundly saddened by the terrible loss of GAT
Airline Ground Support team member, Jermani Thompson," the airport's management said in a statement obtained by The Sun after Jermani's death. Airport Director Kevin Dolliole of New Orleans,
Louisiana, expressed the following: In addition, he said, "The staff at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, together with our partners at GAT and Frontier Airlines,
express our deepest sympathies to her loved ones. We'll all miss Jermani's presence at the airport, but we'll be here for each other in whatever way we can. "We extend our heartfelt condolences
following the untimely death of a team member of our ground handling business partner at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans," Frontier Airlines said in a later statement.