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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 l oad an airplane. While the employee was working to open the back right cargo doo r, the coworker was operating a belt loader. As the coworker positioned the bel t loader in line with the back right cargo door, he inadvertently put the vehicl e in drive instead of neutral as intended. When the coworker released the brake, the loader lunged forward and crushed the employee, killing him.
Keywords: airport, brake, caught in, crushing, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 994403.015 24 M Fatality

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