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Crane Crushes Old A-4 Jet Video  
User currently offlineskysurfer From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 1136 posts, RR: 12
Posted (2 years 7 months 7 hours ago) and read 3839 times:

Hi everyone,

I came across this video today and what a shame the end result was!

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=e2f_1327109301

I'd say enjoy, but that's the wrong word to use.

Stu


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User currently offlinerfields5421 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 7607 posts, RR: 32
Reply 1, posted (2 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 3807 times:

Real lucky that they didn't get someone hurt badly in that mess.

User currently offlinebennett123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7525 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (2 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 3780 times:

The crane operator seemed pretty clueless from the start.

User currently offlineflyingturtle From Switzerland, joined Oct 2011, 2356 posts, RR: 13
Reply 3, posted (2 years 7 months 3 hours ago) and read 3709 times:

Duuuh... but poor plane.  


This happened three years ago in my vicinity:

http://bazonline.ch/basel/stadt/Frau...enden-Kran-verletzt/story/21582289

Picture 5 (of 7) is hilarious. Has to be a Liebherr LTM 1250 or 1350 crane.



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User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1201 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (2 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3382 times:
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User currently offlinetugger From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 5491 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (2 years 6 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 3276 times:

Where was this?

Tugg



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User currently offlineflyingturtle From Switzerland, joined Oct 2011, 2356 posts, RR: 13
Reply 6, posted (2 years 6 months 4 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3196 times:

Quoting tugger (Reply 5):

The link I posted?

It happened while building the new university children hospital in Basel, Switzerland.

Here's the exact place: http://maps.google.ch/maps?ll=47.563145,7.581441

To the left is the centre for pharmacology and molecular biology (Pharmazentrum/Biozentrum) of the University of Basel. I studied there in until June 2007.

Edit: The accident happened because the crane driver disenganged the overload C/B. At the current configuration, the crane could safely lift 12 tons, but the load was 14 tons.

Edit 2: The A-4 accident happened at the former NAS Alameda, according to http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/crane-...base-damages-refurbished-vi/nD7bW/

David

[Edited 2012-01-24 06:58:34]

[Edited 2012-01-24 07:00:57]


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