British man falls to his death from escalator at Brisbane Airport

British man falls to his death from escalator at Brisbane Airport


A British man died after falling from an escalator at Brisbane International Airport in Australia.

The 42-year-old was due to leave the country when he fell from the escalators on Thursday night.

A Brisbane Airport spokeswoman told News.com.au that the incident had left airport staff "devastated".

According to ninemsn, it is believed the man fell three levels to the ground floor.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

In Britain, a 46-year-old man died on Friday evening when he fell backwards down the stairs on a bus in Stockport, Manchester.

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