Airport death

A workman has died after he fell from the roof of Bristol International Airport. Steven Watson, aged 30, of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, plunged 30ft as he dismantled an old hangar. The accident happened at 9.15am on Saturday (Dec 16). Bristol International

A workman has died after he fell from the roof of Bristol International Airport.Steven Watson, aged 30, of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, plunged 30ft as he dismantled an old hangar. The accident happened at 9.15am on Saturday (Dec 16).Bristol International Airport's head of operations, Paul Davies, said: "The police and health and safety executive are investigating the incident and the airport is co-operating fully with their enquiries. Bristol International Airport extends its sympathies towards the contractor's family at this tragic time.


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