[TowerTalk] Another fall

K4SB k4sb@mindspring.com
Fri, 24 Apr 1998 19:08:45 -0700

As reported on the SE DX packet cluster, a local ham yesterday had a 65'
Rohn 45 collapse
while he was belted on at the top.

Injuries are a punctured lung, broken hip, numerous cuts and bruised.
Doing fine in hospital
and expected home in about a week.

Mitigating circumstances were that when the collapse occurred, the tower
"fell through trees" which helped break the fall.

No further details at this time although it appears this was an unguyed
tower from the description.



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