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Accident: 67689.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Belt Loader

Accident: 67689.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/05/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
994403.01509/05/2014Prospect Airport Services Inc
At 5:00 a.m. on September 5, 2014, an employee and a coworker were assigned to load an airplane. While the employee was working to open the back right cargo door, the coworker was operating a belt loader. As the coworker positioned the belt loader in line with the back right cargo door, he inadvertently put the vehicle in drive instead of neutral as intended. When the coworker released the brake, the loader lunged forward and crushed the employee, killing him.
Keywords: caught in, motor vehicle, crushing, airport, brake
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 994403.015 24 M Fatality Other

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