DOOM Averted! American Airlines Employee Stops Fuel Truck From Plowing Into A Plane Filled With People!
Airline employee stops rolling truck, averts disaster
An American Airlines employee is being called a hero for his fast thinking. Surveillance video from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport shows a man jump into a rolling fueling truck. He stepped on the brakes to avoid a crash and likely a huge explosion. The serious accident was avoided, thanks to longtime American Airlines employee Darren Carbone. He was helping guide a plane back away from the gate at Concourse C when he noticed the runaway truck headed towards other planes. According to the airline, the truck was rolling backwards on the tarmac Tuesday without a driver until Carbone literally sprang into action. “A fuel truck is basically a bomb. It's got a tank in the back with thousands of gallons of gasoline, very volatile,” Source