Vishakpatnam: When a giant crane collapsed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited(HSL) eleven persons crushed to death in Vishkpatnam city on Saturday morning. It was built by Anupam cranes, a Mumbai based company. This tragic incident took place when the machine was undergoing load testing. The crane was not used in the work. it was yet to complete the testing process.No one was injured in the incident. All the 11 persons present in the crane died.The government of Andhra Pradesh has ordered an inquiry to find any negligence in this incident. The company also ordered an investigation.
“Today morning when they were testing the capacity of the crane, the base and the overhead cabin separated resulting in the collapse of the crane. 10 persons were in the cabin separated resulting in the collapse of the crane. 10 persons were in the cabin including 3 employees of Greenfield company, 2 of Lead engineers and 1 of Quad 7 apart from four permanent employees of Hindustan Shipyard. All of them died when the cabin crashed. One another person who is yet to be identified also died,” said Vishakpatnam District Collector V Vinay Chand.