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Accident: 145960.015 - Employee Is Killed When Carried Over Cliff By Avalanche

Accident: 145960.015 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 04/25/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1592156.01504/27/2022Valdez Heli-Ski Guides, Llc

At 6:30 p.m. on April 25, 2022, an employee was guiding a heli-ski trip for one guest. The employee skied ahead to plot a run down the mountain and triggered an avalanche that carried him over a cliff and down 1,500 feet. The employee was k illed due to severe trauma.

Keywords: avalanche, blunt force trauma, fall, fall from elevation, skiing

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1592156.015 46 M Fatality Guides

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