Man dies at airport carpark as emergency services scrambled to scene

Police were called to Terminal 2 at Manchester Airport
Passengers were hit by a second consecutive day of delays and long queues at Manchester Airport yesterday [March 7]. Travellers complained of 'massive' queues at security that 'took hours' to get through, causing some people to 'miss flights'. Caption: Manchester Airport Terminal 2, pictured in May 2018 -Credit:MEN Media

A man was tragically declared dead at Manchester Airport following 'reports of concern for his welfare'.

Emergency services rushed to a car park at the airport around 7.40pm on Friday. Sadly, the 40-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Manchester Evening News has learned that he is thought to have fallen from a car park. Greater Manchester Police stated there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Investigations into the incident continue. A GMP spokesperson said: "At around 7.40pm on Friday 17 May 2024, we were called to reports of a concern for welfare of a man at Manchester Airport's Terminal 2."

"Officers attended the scene and located the victim. Despite the best effort of the emergency services, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

"There are no suspicious circumstances. Enquiries are ongoing."

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