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Accident: 136402.015 - Airport Ground Crew Worker Dies Of Natural Causes After Hear

Accident: 136402.015 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 06/18/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1537194.01506/18/2021Delta Air Lines Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on June 18, 2021, an employee was working for a nationwide air carr ier. He was operating a control box to stow a ground power unit cable after it h ad been disconnected from an airplane. The ground power unit provided electricit y to the aircraft while the airplane was on the ground. In a surveillance video, the employee appeared to fall to the ground, where he was found minutes later. He died of natural causes. He had suffered a heart attack.
Keywords: aircraft, airport, cardiovasc system, equipment operator, heart attack, natural causes
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1537194.015 44 M Fatality

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