HC Deb 05 July 1927 vol 208 c1097W
Colonel DAY

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he has received any Reports of recent cases of accidents in mines caused through the cage having crashed; and will he give particulars?

Colonel LANE FOX

During the six months ended 30th June last, there were six winding accidents in which the cage struck the shaft bottom. These accidents caused two deaths (both in the same accident) and injuries to 34 persons.