Excavator rides a landslide into the jungle

Updated Oct 30, 2015

A couple weeks ago we saw an excavator operator escape a hillside collapse while staying inside his machine. Today’s video is pretty much the reverse of that situation entirely.

While the previous operator was working beneath a crumbling hillside, today’s operator is working atop the earth deteriorating beneath him. And rather than keep cool and drive his machine away, this guy jumps ship.

It’s hard to blame him as not too long after he hops out, his machine quickly slides out of sight into the jungle waiting below. Would love to see how they got this machine back to high ground.