2 workers trapped after gondola malfunctions in mid-air in Kao To Shan


25th June 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 2.18pm this afternoon (25th), two workers were trapped when the gondola outside the residential building at 18 Lai Ping Road, Kau To Shan was suspected of malfunction while they were working. The gondola suddenly crashed from the 25th floor to the 23rd floor and stopped. The two female workers were trapped in the air when the support tilted. Passersby immediately called the police for help.The fire department arrived on the 23rd floor to rescue the two female workers. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

On 13th June, while two workers in 50s were working on the gondola at an apartment block at Realty Gardens, No. 41 Conduit Road, Mid-Levels West, the gondola cable was suspected to break suddenly, and it fell to the ground from 20th floor. The two workers were killed instantly.