Loose conveyor flight bar hits underground worker

A WORKER has been hit by a loose flight bar while carrying out repairs to a broken conveyor chain on a continuous miner at a New South Wales underground coal mine.

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The worker was attempting to pull the chain on with a winch rope when the flight bar became jammed in the foot sprocket and came loose.