300-ton crane rescues an excavator from a bog before having some fun with it

Updated Nov 20, 2013

crane rescues excavator

Last week, we showed you an excavator doing a bit of rescuing when two dozers got a bit stuck while doing some road building. This week, it’s an excavator that needs saving. This Hitachi ZX110 has gotten stuck in a bog, so the crew brings in a 300-metric-ton Liebherr LTM 1300 to get it out. And it does with no problem. But the time and swinging in between lifting the digger out and loading it up can only be explained by the fact that it must be pretty fun to pick up an excavator with a crane like it’s a toy. Check out the video below.

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