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Man found dead at Salt Lake City airport after climbing inside jet engine

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man has been found dead at Salt Lake City International Airport after police say he breached an emergency exit door and climbed inside a jet engine. Officers found 30-year-old Kyler Efinger unconscious inside an engine mounted to the wing of a commercial aircraft loaded with passengers on Monday night. The plane’s engines were rotating. First responders pulled him out of the engine and attempted life-saving measures. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Efinger lived in Park City, Utah, and was a ticketed passenger. Passengers were removed from the plane where he was found. Airport operations were not interrupted.

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