The Telegraph, Emily Gosden
A 328-foot tall wind turbine worth more than £2 million has buckled and collapsed on a mountainside in Northern Ireland. Unconfirmed reports suggested the blades of the turbine had spun out of control – despite only light wind speeds – before the structure came crashing to the ground on Friday.
Locals claimed the sound of the turbine hitting the mountain could be heard up to seven miles away from the Screggagh wind farm, near Fintona in County Tyrone. Some people compared it to an explosion while others claimed to have heard the sound of metal grinding throughout the day. No-one was injured in the incident, which left debris scattered across the wind farm site. Read article