News | 09/16/2015 Tragic Accident in Mecca

The collapse of a Liebherr crawler crane, type LR 11350, onto the Grand Mosque in Mecca (Saudi Arabia) on 11th September has claimed more than 100 lives – according to current information. Hundreds more people were injured.

Liebherr is extremely saddened by this tragic accident and the fatalities and injuries, and expresses its deep sympathies to the families of the victims. We hope that all persons injured will recover quickly.

As the crane manufacturer, Liebherr does everything in its power to help bring the accident investigation to a speedy and logical conclusion.