A tower crane has collapsed onto an Aldi supermarket in Bad Homburg, Germany killing at least one member of the public.
The crane, a top regular top slewer owned by BBL Cranes came down around 11:30 this morning hitting the supermarket next door to a large construction site. We understand that the impact affected the check-out area killing a 67 year old woman.
So far five other people are reported to be injured, two of them seriously , they have been airlifted to hospital, we understand that the crane operator is among the injured.
A search is continuing among the rubble for any other injured persons, but is being hampered by instability of the structure.
The crane operator is among the injured