KOLKATA (AFP) - A trainee technician in India was beaten to death on Wednesday by using the landing equipment flaps on an plane at the same time as accomplishing renovation work, airline SpiceJet stated.

"Inadvertently, the primary touchdown gear hydraulic door closed and he got caught in among the hydraulic door flaps," SpiceJet said after the incident at Kolkata airport in japanese India.

"The hydraulic doorways were broken to rescue (Rohit) Pandey but he changed into declared useless," the airline stated. "The whole SpiceJet own family stands together in grief on this unfortunate incident."

Airport director Kaushik Bhattacharya stated that Pandey, 26, changed into "sucked into the decrease end of the plane because of hydraulic stress. His frame needed to be cut out of it".

The plane changed into a Canadian Bombardier Q400.