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Accident: 202442729 - Employee Is Burned In Aviation Fuel Fire

Accident: 202442729 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/22/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12588250611/23/20055172French Valley Aviation Inc
At approximately 12:45 p.m. on November 22, 2005, Employee #1, an aircraft fuel attendant, was refueling an aircraft. The aviation gas spilled out of the tank from two open fuel tank dome covers over the cab and found an ignition source around the trucks engine. Employee #1 leaped from the burning tanker. Fire crews extinguished the fire preventing the entire 2,400 gallons of 100-octane fuel from being consumed. Employee #1 was hospitalized with third degree burns.
Keywords: aircraft, fuel line, flammable liquid, refueling, fire, truck, fuel truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125882506 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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