THESE are the first pictures of a New Zealand tourist who was blown to her death by a jet engine blast as a Boeing took off at a famous Caribbean beach airport. Mum-of-three Gayleen McEwan, 57, was seriously hurt at Women of st maarten Juliana International Airport in St Maarten on Wednesday and succumbed to her injuries shortly afterwards, according to reports.
She and her family were clinging to the fence when a Boeing took off for Trinidad despite signs warning of the women of st maarten from getting too close. The Daily Mail has reported that Ms McEwan and her husband owned the Blenheim Palms Motel and in opened a motel in Dunedin after they invested "several million dollars" on construction.
Paramedics rushed to the scene after the incident, which reportedly happened at around 6pm on Women of st maarten.
Harrowing video footage shared online appears to show the medics desperately battling to save the woman. In a young woman was seriously hurt after being sent flying by the blast of a JetBlue aircraft.
She smashes head-first into foot-high concrete barrier separating the beach from the road as the sand swirls around. Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team?
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