The Belfast Telegraph report at the time had a somewhat misleading headline, although the quoted eyewitness does say “knocked over”. The Newsletter report from the same date, 5th April, detailed the incident more accurately. And now the BBC has some, heavily edited, footage.
A spokesman for Harland & Wolff confirmed that they believed the film was genuine. “It relates to an incident which occurred at the shipyard on Wednesday 4 April,” he said. “But we can make no further comment as the incident is currently the subject of an investigation. We are relieved that no injuries were caused.”
Those of a less sensitive disposition may look below the fold.As I was saying here’s the unedited version for those of a less sensitive disposition.