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The coroner in charge of the inquest into the deaths of Michael Whittard, Martin Burgess and Peter Clark following the crane collapse at London's Canary Wharf development in May 2000 has recorded an open verdict. The men were killed when a luffing jib tower crane overturned at Canada Square (NCE 25 May 2000). The Health & Safety Executive said: 'We are aware that we may never establish conclusively the precise technical cause of this tragic incident. It is very disappointing for us ...

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