5 workers were atop a 30 meter tall crane when it collapsed killing 2 and injuring one. The two that survived without injury climbed down the mast.
The accident happened at about 4:10 p.m. when the 30-tonne tower crane fell from the 50th floor of Taishang Building in Dongguan city. The crane broke through three stories in the basement and finally landed, a municipal government spokesman said.
Manitowoc has announced a 100 tonne capacity crawler crane built in China for the Chinese market.