Crane Accidents

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August, 1998 Archive

Crane Fell Into a Power Line

08/13/98

McAllen, Texas A crane at a construction site near Corpus Christi fell onto a 345-kilovolt transmission line Wednesday afternoon, cutting off power to much of the Rio Grande Valley, Central Power and Light officials said.

Crane Collapses on Ch. 56 Roof, Knocking Station Off Air

08/4/98
Crane Crashes onto TV Station in Boston

Boston, Massachusetts A construction accident involving a crane and the broadcasting tower it was lifting has damaged portions of the Channel 56 television station and briefly knocked that station off the air. The collapse has also led to some last-minute cooperation between Boston-area television stations. After the large crane collapsed Read More