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Accident: 201694239 - Air Traffic Ground Controller Injured When Struck By Truck

Accident: 201694239 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 02/24/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31475901003/01/20124512United Continental Holdings Inc
At 8:45 a.m. on February 24, 2012, Employee #1, a 43-year-old air traffic ground controller, was about to guide a departing plane out of the gate, He was wearing appropriate and highly visible protective and identifying gear, when he was struck by a moving passenger servicing truck. The employee suffered multiple injuries including facial lacerations, vertebrae fractures, multiple rib fractures, broken left arm and left foot fractures. The accident was caused by the pick-up truck driver's failure to follow proper traffic procedures while on the ramp where planes are parked.
Keywords: aircraft, fracture, airport, flagman, traffic control, back, struck by, pickup truck, vertebra, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314759010 Hospitalized injury Other Air traffic controllers

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