A crane operator was killed while installing Vestas turbines at a site in Germany, the Danish wind equipment company says. The accident happened yesterday morning when a blade dropped onto the crane cabin during installation by the subcontractor.
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German news agency dapd reported the diver's death was the third deadly incident at German offshore wind farms in two years. Germany is seeking to multiply wind power generation with new offshore platforms in the North and Baltic Seas, but their construction and operation is logistically challenging.
Building offshore wind parks can be a deadly occupation. Three construction workers have already drowned whilst working on German projects in the North and Baltic Seas. 80 serious accidents have been registered, it was reported Sunday.