A-4 Skyhawk Gate Guard F*ck Up

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  1. Matt308

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    That was like watching someone get hit in the nuts...... :(
     
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    Oh, hell no!
     
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    Oh....Sh*t.....
     
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    Whomever setup the crane should be shot!
     
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    Oh dear! Which naughty person didn't do their ground survey then ?!!
     
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    Did the ground collapse or did the crane break?
     
  9. GrauGeist

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    From all of the grinding and squeeling noises going on, I would guess that the crane was over-extended and collapsed...the aerial view looked like the crane base was some distance from the pylon where the Skyhawk was to be mounted
     
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    maybe its fixable
     
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    Agree with Graugeist. Look at the angle of the crane at the 47 second mark. The angle should be well above 60 degrees.

    Geo
     
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    Sad end for an honourable warrior as the A-4 is.
     
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    Oh man, that was painful to watch.
     
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    The work of amateurs takes its toll once again. One look at the way the hook was rigged to the lift point raises a lot of questions about their competence. Until the crane let go, was expecting the lift points to give way.
     
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    Seems he set up on soft ground and it gave way.


    Already done.

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmuukBjhU_w


    Wheels
     
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