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On 11 March 2004, while assisting with cargo hold repairs at anchor off the Queensland port of Hay Point, an engineer cadet fell from a hold ladder, landing on the tank top about ten metres below. He died from his injuries before an emergency medical helicopter, with a doctor on board, landed on the ship.

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General details
Date: 11 March 2004 Investigation status: Completed 
  
Location:Hay Point Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland Occurrence type: Fatality 
Release date: 15 June 2004  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Serious Incident 
 Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Vessel details
Vessel: Yu Long Shan 
Flag: China 
IMO: 7701483 
Type of Operation: Bulk carrier 
Damage to Vessel: Nil 
Destination:Hay Point, Qld
 
Injuries
 CrewPassengerGroundTotal
Fatal: 1001
Total:1001
 
 
 
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