Mt Lyell Shaft 2013

09/12/2013 - Mt Lyell - Fall

Maintenance workers Craig Gleeson, 45, and Alistair Lucas, 25, both fathers, were working almost 1km underground in the mine's No. 1 shaft when they fell from a platform.

Inspector Matthew Richman, of Tasmania Police, said it was believed the men were working on Level 18 about 9am yesterday when they fell between 20 and 35 metres. "The men have died as a result of injuries they received when they fell some distance," he said.

This accident claimed the lives of 2 people, these were: Alistair Lucas (25), Craig Gleeson (45)

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