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Accident: 35416.015 - Employee In Helicopter Crash Is Killed.

Accident: 35416.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 11/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
764002.01511/28/2012Great Southwestern Construction, Inc.
On November 27, 2012, Employee #1 was elevated by a helicopter 50 feet above the ground sitting in a seat installing travelers on the lower arm of a transmissio n line tower. The helicopter lost power and fell to the ground pulling the Emplo yee #1 with it. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: helicopter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerline, transmission line New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 764002.015 23 M Fatality Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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