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Monday, 08 June 2015 00:00

Crane Drops A/C Unit 30 Stories

A heating and air-conditioning unit weighing several tons fell 30 stories to the ground last Sunday. The incident occurred in Midtown Manhattan after the unit came untethered from a crane lifting it to the roof of an office tower at 261 Madison Ave. Seven people were injured including 5 passers-by and two construction workers.