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Accident: 202563433 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Equipment

Accident: 202563433 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 12/10/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31275918612/23/20084512American Airlines
On December 10, 2008, Employee #1, a fleet service clerk with American Airlines, was loading an aircraft baggage container onto a transport dolly. He inadvertently placed his right ring finger in a pinch point in between the container and the edge of the dolly. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a partial finger amputation.
Keywords: loading, aircraft, amputated, airport, finger, caught between, crushed, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312759186 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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