Crane Accidents

Construction Crane Falls on Five-Story House in Yekaterinburg

09/28/09

Russia 

A construction crane fell on a five-storey apartment house in Yekaterinburg on Monday. The press service of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry’s main department for the Sverdlovsk region told Itar-Tass that the signal about the emergency came at 10:02, local time (08:02, Moscow time). “The crane fell on the five-storey house located at 60, Shmidt Street. There have been not reports about casualties yet,” the press service said.

An operational team of the emergencies department was dispatched to the site. The particulars of the incident are being specified.

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