Crane Accidents

Mobile Crane’s Tires Sink in Graveyard

05/25/12

Roxwell, England

A self-propelled boom lift being used to carry out work to a church in Roxwell, England, plunged into a grave, or the church crypt on Wednesday.

Mobile Crane Sinks in Graveyard 2012

Thankfully no one was hurt in the incident at the 16th century St Michael’s Church in Roxwell, Essex. Essex County Fire & Rescue assisted with the recovery of the 6.5 tonne machine, using airbags and a winch.

Mobile Crane Sinks in Graveyard 2012 (2)

As to who was disturbed in the incident we have no news.

Mobile Crane Sinks in Graveyard 2012 (3)

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