Nashville tornado – Terrified worker up 400ft crane tells family he love them as killer twister rages towards him – The Sun03/06/2020
THIS is the terrifying moment a crane operator helplessly watches a twister tearing towards him as he tells his family he loves them.
Jason Nash was working in a high tower crane in Nashville, Tennessee, when a tornado suddenly appeared without warning and started spiralling in his direction.
Jason frantically recorded the tornado from his crane cab 400ft in the air after he spotted it in the darkness as warning sirens began wailing.
It can be heard roaring as it wreaked havoc in downtown Nashville which was sprawled out below him.
Given his vulnerable position on top of a crane, he tried to send what he thought might be a last message to his family and friends.
This is no joke… here's a real tornado right there
Jason said: "If something happens make sure everybody knows I love them, Carla.
"This is no joke.
"There's a real tornado right there, right f***ing there! Oh my God!"
In the area the twister moved, the video showed bright flashes before the lights go off in the affected area.
Nash said he had just a two-minute warning about the tornado before it appeared perilously close to him.
In all it took him 15 minutes to climb down the crane and flee to safety.
At least two deadly tornadoes surges through Tennessee after midnight on Tuesday.
They ripped through Davidson, Putnam Benton and Wilson counties, killing at least 24 people with 22 missing.
Its path of destruction stretched 50 miles.
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