Fatality #25 - October 22, 2008

Accident Classification: Machinery
Location: A M & E Coal Inc. Mine #1, Kentucky
Mine Type: Coal
Mine Controller: A M & E Coal Inc.
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: October 22, 2008 - 2:45pm

Fatality Alert

COAL MINE FATALITY - On Wednesday October 22, 2008, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a 40-year old bulldozer operator with 13 years experience was fatally injured at a surface coal mine. The victim was operating a bulldozer that was constructing a new bench in preparation for an excavator when the bulldozer overturned and fell approximately 80 feet. 

Final Report

CAI-2008-25