Man dies at San Francisco airport in fall from mezzanine

The incident occurred in Terminal 3 around 8:45 a.m. Monday.

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017, file photo, the air traffic control tower is in sight as a plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. Federal authorities have determined most of the close-calls reported since December 2016 at the busy San Francisco International Airport were caused by pilots. The East Bay Times reports Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration found that in three instances planes lined up for wrong runways and taxiways due to pilot error. A fourth plane was mistakenly cleared to land in the wrong runway by a tower controller.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)'
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man has died at San Francisco International Airport after falling from a mezzanine level to a baggage area.

Airport spokesman Doug Yakel said the circumstances of the fall were being investigated.

The incident occurred in Terminal 3 around 8:45 a.m. Monday.

Officials did not immediately identify the man, described as in his late 50s or early 60s.

There was no immediate indication if the man was a traveler or an employee.


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