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January 9, 1991
Two companies involved in a September accident at Edwards Air Force Base in which a technician was killed when a rocket motor dropped from a crane and burst into flames have agreed to a $2.4-million settlement with the dead man's family. Utah-based Hercules Inc., manufacturer of the Titan 4 rocket motor, and Lampson Inc. of Oregon, the crane operator, will pay about $2.1 million to Jessie Quimby, the wife of technician Alan Quimby, according to the woman's lawyer, William F.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1991
Two companies involved in a September accident at Edwards Air Force Base in which a technician was killed when a rocket motor dropped from a crane and burst into flames have agreed to a $2.4-million settlement with the dead man's family. Utah-based Hercules Inc., manufacturer of the Titan 4 rocket motor, and Lampson Inc. of Oregon, the crane operator, will pay about $2.1 million to Jessie Quimby, the wife of technician Alan Quimby, according to the woman's lawyer, William F.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two companies involved in a September accident at Edwards Air Force Base in which a technician was killed when a rocket motor dropped from a crane and burst into flames have agreed to a $2.4-million settlement with the dead man's family. Utah-based Hercules Inc., the manufacturer of the Titan 4 rocket motor, and Lampson Inc. of Oregon, the crane operator, will pay about $2.1 million to Jessie Quimby, the widow of technician Alan Quimby, according to the woman's lawyer, William F.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1990 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The fatal Titan rocket accident at Edwards Air Force Base last week occurred because ground gave way beneath a huge crane that was transporting the rocket motor, a union official and an executive with the company that owns the crane said Tuesday. Air Force and Cal/OSHA investigators refused to comment on possible causes of the accident, which killed one man Friday morning and injured nine others at the base's Astronautics Laboratory. But George Morse, marketing director of Neil F. Lampson Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State investigators cited three companies Friday for job safety violations in connection with a crane accident involving a Titan 4 rocket motor that killed one worker and caused a spectacular fire at Edwards Air Force Base in September, officials said. The job safety agency Cal/OSHA found after a five-month investigation that the giant crane collapsed Sept.
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May 29, 1991 | SEBASTIAN ROTELLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the months before a fatal crane accident at Edwards Air Force Base last year, a private contractor declined several times to implement critical safety recommendations from the crane operator because they were too expensive, Air Force investigators have found. The failure of the contractor, Hercules Inc. of Utah, to realize that the giant crane was operating on a hazardous surface was among the factors contributing to the Sept. 7 accident, according to an Air Force report.
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January 13, 2000 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Rocker acknowledged Wednesday that his comments about minorities and homosexuals in a magazine article made him sound like "a complete jerk." In his first interview since the uproar, the 25-year-old relief pitcher spoke to ESPN at his home in Macon, Ga., and again apologized, repeating that he is not a racist.
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