The Son of a Local Professor Was Headed to Brussels Airport Moments Before Deadly Attacks

Randolph Lucas is a Professor that was born and raised in Belgium and now lives in Augusta.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – The deadly attack on Brussels early Tuesday morning was felt throughout the world.

The deadly attack on Brussels early Monday morning was felt throughout the world.
The deadly attack on Brussels early Monday morning was felt throughout the world.

In the C.S.R.A. one family with Belgium ties woke up to the devastating news about their hometown. Randolph Lucas is a Professor that was born and raised in Belgium and now lives in Augusta. Most of his family still lives in still in Belgium and the professor says that’s also where his youngest son is at.

 Randolph Lucas is a Professor that was born and raised in Belgium and now lives in Augusta.
Randolph Lucas is a Professor that was born and raised in Belgium and now lives in Augusta.

Lucas says his son was supposed to catch a flight to Berlin, at the Brussels Airport at the same time the attacks took place. Just moments after learning about the deadly attacks the professors says his son called him to say he was alive and unharmed. Lucas says his family is also okay and says Belgium is a tolerant place, but although its tradition to mourn for three days, he knows his country will fight back.

“Killing so many innocent people who have nothing to do with their ideology I think is really a very this is just cowards and they don’t deserve any humane treatment if you ask me,” said Lucas.

The Brussels Airport tweeted out that they will be assessing the damages to the terminal once they have access to enter the building. As for now the airport remains closed.

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