Chinese crane operator falls to her death

Chinese tower crane operator, Xiao Qiumei, 23, fell to her death last week while filming her daily update for her 100,000 followers on TikTok.

According to her family she stepped back and fell almost 50 metres to her death with the mobile phone she was using to film the update still in her hand. The incident occurred in Quzhou, China on Tuesday July 20th.


We have lost a 23 year old in our industry. Our condolences, blessings to her whanau.

Kia kaha Toa Wahine, Wahine Toa.
Auckland New Zealand
HBC Plant & Rigging Limited

Jul 29, 2021

That sounds like it was a totally avoidable accident

Jul 27, 2021
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