Crane Accidents

Tower Crane Falls in Mumbai


Mumbai, India

09/22/2011 Update – Man Loses Legs in Crane Accident

A brand new tower crane went over last week in Mumbai, India landing on a residential apartment block.

Tower Crane Collapse Mumbai India 2011

The crane collapsed at a job in the Haji Kasam Chawl area of the city, and is said to have injured up to six people. At least three of which were immediately rushed to hospital.

Tower Crane Collapse Mumbai India 2011 (2)

We have very few details on what exactly happened, but can say that the crane was a brand new Chinese built Jiang Lu unit that had been erected and tested shortly before it went over and that it failed near its base. Simplex is the main contractor which confirmed that the crane is new and that it is investigating the incident.

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