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Runaway Crane!

10/15/19

St Petersburg, Russia  10/9/19 A runaway All Terrain crane almost ended up in the Fontanka River in St Petersburg, Russia. The crane driver had only left the vehicle – a two axle Terex PPM AC40/2L – for a couple of seconds to readjust a rear view mirror and failed to Read More

Runaway Crane

07/22/16
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Heiligenhaus, Germany A five axle All Terrain crane ran away on Tuesday in a street in Heiligenhaus, German – roughly halfway between Dusseldorf and Wuppertal. The crane, a Grove owned by Schares, had arrived in the town early on Tuesday morning to carry out a lift at a local transformer Read More

Runaway Crane

05/23/16
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia A man was lucky to have escaped with his life in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, yesterday after a truck crane ran away and collided with his car. The crane – a well used three axle Japanese truck crane – owned by MB Crane Trading & service, was apparently Read More