US Ranger 'Critical' after Bulgarian Training Ground IncidentDefense | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 13:58| views
The Bulgarian airport in Graf Ignatievo is used jointly by the US and Bulgarian armies for training. File photo
A US army man has been listed in the hospital in critical condition after an incident at the American-Bulgarian training ground Graf Ignatievo.
The information was reported Tuesday by the police in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv.
According to the preliminary investigation, around 7 pm on Sunday, C.C., 28, has been hit on the neck by a 5-ton machine used to ignite aircraft engines.
The equipment slid from a platform and fell on the ranger, who has been doing loading work on the runway.
The Novo Selo grounds, the airports in Bezmer and Graf Ignatievo are used jointly by the US and Bulgarian armies for training.
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