Crane Accidents

Winds Overturn Crane

02/2/15

 Bursa, Turkey

A large crawler crane working on the new Timsah Arena Stadium, in Bursa, Turkey came down over the weekend in strong storms, killing the driver of a passing car.

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The crane flipped over backwards in very strong winds

The crane boom, luffing jib and derrick mast went over the back of the machine and across the Bursa-İzmir highway, with the jib striking a passing taxi, killing its driver- Fatih Demirkıran. A woman passenger was seriously injured and is in a critical condition in hospital.

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The jib struck a passing taxi with fatal consequences

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