Coal mine crane calamity

A 50t slew crane has come to grief after suffering brake failure while driving down a ramp at a New South Wales open cut coal mine.

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The toppled crane.

The operator reported a loss of brake function as the crane was travelling down the second successive long ramp of the journey.

The operator tried to slow the crane by steering it into a windrow.

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