Inspection: 1536927.015 - Worldwide Flight Services Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas
Worldwide Flight Services Inc.
5757 Wayne Newton Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
3095 East Russell Road Suite D, Las Vegas, NV 89120
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 332710/Machine Shops
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/07/2021
Case Closed: 09/07/2021
At 10:30 p.m. on June 16, 2021, an employee was working as a freight, stock, or material handler for a firm that provided support for airport flight operations. He was working at the ramp area of a major airport. He and a coworker were ridi ng on a TUG Technologies Corporation conventional pushback tractor. They were in transit to pick up an aircraft from a staging area and to drop it off at a term inal gate. The employee was operating the tractor. The coworker was riding as a passenger. For some reason, the tractor started bouncing as it was in motion. Th e employee was ejected from or fell from the operator's seat and was crushed by the rear tire on the driver's side of the tractor. Emergency medical services we re called. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene. The coworker was restr ained by the tractor's seat belt and did not fall off.
Keywords:aircraft, airport, crushed, ejected, emergency response, fall, seat belt, tire, tractor
|1||1536927.015||Fatality||Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.|