Two Dutch engineers die on burning windturbine

Discussion in 'Fire, Explosion & Electrocution' started by matamuertos, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. matamuertos not me.

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2012
    Messages:
    1,253
    October 29 2013. Ooltgensplaat/ Holland.
    Two Dutch engineers (19.21) died when the windturbine they where working on caught on fire.
    In the picture one can see the silhouettes of the two guys standing between the wings moments before death. turbine.
    • Like Like x 7
  2. MajorWhiteBoy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2013
    Messages:
    5,199
    • Like Like x 9
  3. Maniac Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 21, 2011
    Messages:
    89
    Cool, I remember this from the news.
  4. AntiChris88 Not there

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2013
    Messages:
    9
    Safe&clean energy my ASS :p
  5. Laceration Fresh Meat

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2013
    Messages:
    83
    The Dutch 9/11. :(
    • Like Like x 1
  6. KarlAres Forum Lurker

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2011
    Messages:
    265
    Good post! To bad for those engineers, their only escape route was on fire. Windmills has its downsides as anything else. They also produce a low frequency vibration that makes cattle disturbed in a radius of several miles. I'll put my money on coal man, makes the sky go darkish brown and everything will have a nice dystopian touch, like it should in this day and age.
    • Agree Agree x 1
  7. Clarice Starling 10 - 71

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2013
    Messages:
    202
    must google how a windturbine catches on fire....brb.
    • Like Like x 2
  8. Fishingformore My after life will be a wolf

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2013
    Messages:
    307
    Could be the generator was wired wrong or the wine ding was bad.
    • Like Like x 1
  9. NightMare My gift to you, a Nightmare of terror

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2,458
    How horrible. A terrible way to die. :(
    • Agree Agree x 1
  10. datdutchguy putting bags over heads.

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2013
    Messages:
    1,775
    wow thats brutal i havent watched the news for days so im pretty much unaware nice share! thats crazy.

    i think a shortcut mustve sparkled the fire what else can it be...but it can be anything from faulthy wiring to malfunction generators to the batteries...good luck reading about it. :D
    • Like Like x 1

The unwashed masses found this page with search engines using queries like:

  1. Two windmill engineers moments before dying

    ,
  2. engineers die on wind turbine

    ,
  3. engineers die in windmill fire

    ,
  4. windmill catches fire in netherlands engineer die,
  5. engineers on burning wind turbine,
  6. two men on burning windmill,
  7. wind turbine engineers 2013 die,
  8. dutch engineers fire windmill