London Crane Collapse | Explained

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London Crane Collapse | Explained

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Bow crane collapse: Killed woman was 'very caring'

Media captionA 20-metre (65ft) crane crashed on to two properties in Gale Street, Bow

An 85-year-old woman who died when a crane collapsed on to houses and a block of flats in east London has been described as a "very caring woman".

June Harvey was found on the first floor of one home after the 20m (65ft) crane crashed down in Compton Close, Bow, before 14:40 BST on Wednesday.

Sam Atkinson, her great nephew, said it was a "miracle" he and his mother had also not been killed.
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-53348366

Killed woman was very caring? Seriously? I'm sure she was but fuck what a poor headline.

ANYWAY

They'll be about 5 months of investigations before nobody can be blamed.

MEANWHILE

Our friend AvE explains this sad, deadly, stupid wet noodle, to the tee.



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Horrible. I sure hope there's some accountability.
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Gravity never sleeps.

Too soon?
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sparks wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:59 am
Gravity never sleeps.
Incompetence never sleeps.

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That's so very true. Couple of good stories about that and it's only Wednesday. But they belong in 'Bad Day Of The Week' thread. Will post them up this weekend. :)
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sparks wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:25 pm
That's so very true. Couple of good stories about that and it's only Wednesday. But they belong in 'Bad Day Of The Week' thread. Will post them up this weekend. :)
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Optimist! :)
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