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Crane collapse in seattle

Discussion in 'Cranes' started by Knepptune, Apr 28, 2019.

  1. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton Senior Member

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    Security camera that was pointing west towards the tower crane.
     
  2. JPV

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    Any more word on this mess?
     
  4. John C.

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    They cleared Omega Morgan but there are three other companies involved and nothing has been said about any of them. Plenty of people are saying that the pins were pulled but nothing is official.
     
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  5. DMiller

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    Thanks
     
  6. old-iron-habit

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    It sure looked like pulled pins to me in the video. The operator never had a chance. I wonder if the one whom pulled the pins made it?
     
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  7. John C.

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    There apparently wasn't an operator in it. It appears it was two members of the dismantling crew that were killed. At this point nothing has been made public about the who, what and why the event occurred.
     
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  9. John C.

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    Nice catch. I saw that article awhile back and crossed the names. I saw a part of another article in the business journal that mentions Omega but I don't carry that subscription anymore so it won't let me see the rest.
     
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