160-foot blade breaks off western NY wind turbine

21st November 2013  To: 21st November 2013

ORANGEVILLE, N.Y. — A 160-foot-long blade has reportedly broken off a turbine at a western New York wind farm, but no injuries resulted from its plummet to the ground.

It is reported to have broken during testing. The turbine is one of 58 installed at the wind farm last month.

All turbine operations have been suspended as a precaution.



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