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Accident with a wind turbine in Lemnhult

A 185 meter high wind turbine in Lemnhult, Jönköping County, plummeted the 24 December 2015. A certain amount of gear oil and hydraulic oil etc. ran out in the ground when the machine casing hit the ground. The wind farm has an additional 31 wind turbines with similar construction. The owner and the manufacturer are investigating the accident and have stopped the operation of the other wind turbines until the safety of these have been checked.

SHK has decided to investigate the accident. SHK conducts its own independent investigation but coordinates its activities with the private investigation and the authorities concerned.


Jonas Bäckstrand

Investigator in charge

Alexander Hurtig

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Last updated:
5 December 2023