Subramanian was supervising a tow van nudging the plane. The accident occurred when the co-pilot started the engine at the Chhatrapati Shivaji airport. The victim was standing nearby. His body was “badly mutilated.” He died instantly. Subramanian worked as a service engineer. His job included disconnecting the pushcart from the aircraft before it moves towards the runway According to the standard operating procedure, a maintenance engineer first gives clearance to the pilot by waving a red flag, after which the pilot can start the engine for taxiing out. Unconfirmed yet, it seems the flight captain may have started the engine before the clearance. A case of accidental death has been registered at the Sahar police station.