The sudden collapse of a 380-foot construction crane in Queens this month surprised laborers working below.
But the image of the huge device crumpled across a Long Island City construction site on Jan. 9 was depressingly familiar — part of a recent spike in crane accidents that has plagued the city, a Daily News investigation has found.
Records reveal owners who aren’t maintaining the huge machines and crane operators who aren’t using them safely.
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