Crane Accidents

A Manitowoc 888 Crane Involved in Accident


A Manitowoc 888 owned by Bragg Crane & Rigging was involved in an accident on Thursday.

Large Lattice Boom Buckles 2000

The crane operator had just released the load after people told him that a chord on the luffer was bent and the crane was making strange noises.

Large Lattice Boom Buckles 2000 (2)

The operator was booming down to check the boom when the boom failed and came crashing down. One part of the boom crashed landed on a 5 story building that was under construction, the other parts landed on the ground taking out whatever was in its path. The area was clear of people except for the operator because they knew there was a problem. No one was hurt in this accident

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