On Monday, December 3, at about 10 o’clock in the morning, a fatal accident occurred on site in Mannhagen, Germany.
A subcontractor operating a crane installing Vestas turbines on a site in Germany suffered fatal injuries when a blade dropped onto the crane cabin during installation.
It is not clear at this point what caused the accident. Vestas takes safety extremely seriously and our experts will, together with the crane company and authorities conduct a thorough investigation to establish the root cause of this accident. Vestas has furthermore contracted a third party to conduct an independent investigation.
Vestas will provide further update on the incident once a root cause analysis has been conducted.
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