Reuters: Crane arm snaps while removing debris from Fukushima Unit 3 (VIDEO)

Published: September 5th, 2013 at 1:31 pm ET
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Reuters, September 5, 2013: Tepco also said on Thursday that the arm of a crane snapped while removing debris from the building housing the damaged No.3 reactor at the Fukushima plant. There were no injuries or damage to the building.

Tepco Handout translated by Fukushima Diary, September 5, 2013: the operator observed the crane gradually leaned. It is located on the west side of reactor3 building. A crack was found on the joint part for the main mast and jib.

Watch the crane failure here (20x time lapse)

Published: September 5th, 2013 at 1:31 pm ET
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