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Accident: 103694.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Airplane

Accident: 103694.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 03/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1300301.01503/08/2018United Parcel Service
At 2:45 a.m. on March 6, 2018, Employee #1 was working on a Commander 15L, used to raise ULDs to a plane to load freights. During operation, Employee #1 was pos itioned inside the cargo door of the plane that was approximately 12.5 feet from the ground. At some point, a ULD became stuck. As Employee #1 walked out onto t he Commander 15L to investigate the malfunction, he fell threw a guardrail. Thre e coworkers witnessed the incident, which resulted in Employee #1 sustaining mul tiple injuries that included a broken pelvis, ribs, and a bone in his eye socket . He was hospitalized and received treatment for his injuries.
Keywords: aircraft, airport, eye, fall, fracture, guardrail, pelvis, rib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1300301.015 1 M Hospitalized injury

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