cranes & access Kran & Bühne Vertikal Days
Afi Resale
Lifterz
Liebherr UK Training
Access Link
A-Plant
inspHire
Jekko
niftylift
JMS Plant Hire
CPSLift
Vertimac
KATO
TVH Replacement Parts
Vertikal.net > News > Story
E-mail this page to a colleague Print this page
Bronto

Boom truck boom drop

19. February 2013 | Comments (0)

The boom of a large boom truck crashed onto the roof of a home in Phoenix, Arizona, yesterday after it broke free from the superstructure.

The crane, owned by Smiley Crane Service, was replacing an air conditioning unit and was lifting the old one from the roof when the boom pivot pin gave way allowing the boom to break free.

Phoenix
The boom came down onto the roof


Phoenix boom truck
The broken pivot pin

Thankfully no one was injured in the incident, although the damage to the building was considerable.

The crane was quickly recovered by a couple of mobile cranes from the Smiley fleet.

The family that owns the house have been blocked from entering the home until it has been declared safe by a structural engineer.

Phoenix
At least the outriggers were properly extended
Isoli

Comments

Register today in order to add your own comment, it barely takes a minute. Click here to register

There are no comments.

LATEST NEWS

MOST WIDELY READ NEWS

WORLD TIME

Access Platforms
JLG
CTE
Outrigger Pads
New 18.40 RXJ True Hybrid Compact
DingLi
Lifterz Teupen
CMC
AB 2000 Glasgow Plant and Crane Hire Specialists
Magdenli
Bravi Platforms
Planet Platforms
Height for Hire

Click here to order your free access catalogue

Top Service Ltd - Specialist Credit Reference Agent

News Now

Mobile Website© 2001-2017 Vertikal Press Website developed by zephir.ch
Holland Lift / Hovago
Weiter ...