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Accident: 170721039 - Employee Is Crushed While Unloading Baggage From Aircraft

Accident: 170721039 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 02/24/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
Employee #1 was unloading an LD-3 container from a jet airliner. While he was pushing the container out of the cargo space onto a loader platform, the loader operator reversed the controls, and sent it back into the plane. Employee #1 was just passing between the aircraft's body and the LD-3 container, and was pinned between the plane and the container. He suffered severe pain in his chest area and other injuries.
Keywords: chest, aircraft, pinned, work rules, crushed, containerized cargo, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111799326 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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