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Crane
Nov 26 '18 13:20

Emergency services in Leiden rescued two students from a construction crane during the early hours of Monday morning. The two young men were stuck in the crane on a construction site on Wassenaarsweg. Passersby reported them to the police at around 1:30 a.m., NU.nl reports.

Why they climbed into the crane, and why they couldn't get back down themselves, is not clear. Both the police and fire brigade responded to the scene. The street was closed down.

Crane
Sep 20 '18 13:30

An increasing number of cranes are nesting and breeding in the Netherlands, according to bird protection organization Vogelbescherming. This year a record number of 32 breeding pairs were counted, 10 more than last year and four times as many as in 2014.

Most cranes were spotted in Drenthe and Friesland as in previous years. But this year cranes were also found breeding in Noord-Brabant and Limburg for the first time. Twelve of the 32 breeding pairs actually hatched chicks.

Ambulance
Aug 24 '18 07:29

Four people were wounded in Eemshaven in Groningen on Thursday evening when the boom of a crane broke off while lifting  heavy load. The crane was on a ship from Cyprus. The ship is used to place windmills at sea, ANP reports.

The four wounded were taken off te ship and transferred to hospital, the Groningen fire department said. How badly they were hurt, is not known.

The Inspectorate for Living Environment and Transport will investigate the incident. 

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Apr 17 '18 11:00

Two people were injured when a crane toppled on Schaardijk in Krimpen aan den IJssel on Tuesday morning. Multiple persons ended up in the IJssel river, but they have all been rescued from the water, AD reports.

One of the two injured sustained a head wound. Five other people were also checked over by paramedics.

The incident happened on the Hollandia BV site on Schaardijk. The crane was moving a bridge section when it fell over. The cause of the incident is not yet known.

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Oct 23 '17 13:20

A crane hit a railway bridge on Bosscheweg in Tilburg on Monday morning, causing train delays between Tilburg and Den Bosch throughout the day. The crane driver, a 35-year-old from Riel, injured his neck and was taken to hospital for examination, Eindhovens Dagblad reports. 

The collision damaged the bridge to such an extent that NS decided to close one of the two tracks running over the bridge. Trains can use the other track across the bridge, but only at a reduced speed of 60 kilometers per hour. 

Derailed Arriva train crane accident
Feb 25 '16 09:17

ProRail finished towing away the train that derailed after crashing into a crane near Dalfsen. The cleanup finished late on Wednesday afternoon and the railway company immediately started repairing the track and overhead line. ProRail had no idea that a crane would be working near the track on Tuesday.

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Feb 24 '16 12:28

The crane operator involved in a fatal train crash near Dalfsen on Tuesday, is officially suspected of death by negligence, causing a fatal traffic accident and causing danger on the railroad, a spokesperson for the police said to NU.nl on Wednesday.

Derailed Arriva train crane accident
Feb 23 '16 12:39

A total of eight people were injured when an Arriva passenger train hit a crane near Dalfsen on Tuesday morning, mayor Han Noten confirmed in a press conference about the accident. Five people were slightly injured, two were hospitalized and one was killed. The police are questioning the crane operator. It is not clear if he is suspected of anything.

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Feb 23 '16 10:50

Total chaos, is how eyewitness Ria van der Ham describes the scene near Dalfsen where an Arriva passenger train crashed into a crane on Tuesday morning. Van der Ham witnessed the accident from nearby campsite Tolhuis. "It's a mess, really terrible" Van der Ham said

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Jun 26 '15 10:15

A large fire broke out at the old Ministry of Housing building on Rijnstraat in The Hague on Friday morning. The building is located next to The Hague Central Station. The tram traffic has been partially brought to a halt, lines 9, 15, 16 and 17 are being diverted.

trauma helis gelderland
May 4 '15 19:03

The crane that toppled over in a tragic accident during the Oosterwolde classic tractor and auto show, killing one and injuring eleven people, was not supposed to be used to carry festival attendees. The machine was only there to conduct organizational work, such as putting up flags, signs and lighting, the crane owner told NOS.

trauma helis gelderland
May 4 '15 07:47

The organizers for the Oldtimershow in in Oosterwolde, Gelderland on Sunday, did not specifically apply for a licence to use a crane in the event. The crane toppled on Sunday afternoon, killing a 48 year old man from Oosterwolde. Ten other people, including children, were injured and had to be taken to the hospital.

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May 2 '15 16:09

At least one adult is dead and ten others are injured following the collapse of a cherry picker crane during a festival in Oosterwolde, Gelderland. Five of those injured are children, local police said on Saturday.

Feb 4 '15 14:08

The repair of the IJsselstein house that was heavily damaged by a toppling crane in December, has been delayed. According to Arnold Wagemakers of housing corporation Provides (which owns the house), the delays are caused by the bad weather.

Dec 16 '14 21:38

Rotterdam Miniworld has recreated the infamous scene of the wedding proposal-gone-wrong in IJsselstein, where a crane tipped over and smashed a neighbor's roof when it was supposed to lower the prospective groom down to his waiting girlfriend. The miniaturized model was quickly recreated by staff at Miniworld's studio once they knew there were no injuries in the incident.

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Dec 15 '14 10:31

The couple from IJsselstein who became famous through a disastrous marriage proposal, returned home from Paris on Sunday. On Saturday, the crane hired by the man crashed through the neighbors' roof.

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