Father of firefighter who died in a Latam accident bursts into tears: “I’m desperate”

The family of Angel Torresone of the firefighters who died last Friday in the Jorge Chavez Airportwhen he was maneuvering a truck that collided with a Latam planewas pronounced this Saturday and showed his shock and regret for the fateful accident that took the life of the young man.

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From Tarapoto, the firefighter’s father, his brothers and other relatives asked for help to get to Lima and say goodbye. “I am very saddened by the loss of my son, my son has been a calm person, always worried about his work, work took him to where he has gone now, the whole family is hurting, my children, my wife, I find myself in a desperate momenthe said overwhelmed by tears.

Ángel Torres’ brother requested a humanitarian flight to be able to arrive in the capital and say goodbye to his relative. The only thing we want is to go to Lima as soon as possible, the investigations will find those responsible but the first thing we want is to get to Lima, we are the direct family, we have to be there, the hours go by and he is alone”He commented very sorry for the situation for América Noticias.

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He also assured that Latam has communicated with them and told them that they are trying to get tickets so they can get to Lima. “So far they have not been able to, through my means we are also asking some authority to support us, hours go by and there is still nothing,” added.

Ángel Torres’ father commented that his son traveled to Satipo eight days ago to give training classes to the fire company of that town. “That’s when he called me that he was back in Lima, don’t worry about it. He was always encouraging me because of my age, he told me to be calm, that he always traveled to the provinces to give instructions. He has been a very loved boy in the neighborhood where we lived before in Lima, he came on vacation, he took me out for a walk, a son who was very dedicated to work and to his family ”, commented.



The president of the Republic, Pedro Castillowas pronounced after the request for help from the relatives of Angel Torresthe firefighter who died last Friday afternoon at the Jorge Chavez Airport when a truck that was maneuvering collided with a Latam plane which was about to take off with dozens of passengers.

The young man’s family asked this Saturday morning that the authorities facilitate their trip to Lima, so they can say goodbye to the man in red. since flights at the capital’s airport are momentarily suspended while debris removal work is carried out.

“I have ordered the manage, on a humanitarian flight, the transfer from the San Martín region to the relatives of the courageous firefighter Ángel Torres, who fell in service at the Jorge Chávez International Airport. For them, my condolences for the irreparable loss of him ”, wrote the head of state through his Twitter account.


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