The man who died was trapped under the jib and declared dead at the scene, he was 42, another suffered a fractured thigh bone and the third a spinal injury. All three men were construction workers from China.
Singapore civil defence force officers were lifted onto the roof using another crawler crane hooked up to a man basket.
The photos seem to suggest a hoist or cable failure, though more details have not been provided.
Singapore has a first class record of investigating and publishing infromation from such accidents, so any lessons should be available in due course.
Category: Accident Report