A collapsed maintenance platform hangs from the top of the Hears
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Men rescued from collapsed skyscraper platform in New York

13 June 2013 Last updated at 12:39 BST

Two maintenance men had a lucky escape after they were left dangling near the top of a skyscraper in the US city of New York.

The men were trapped outside the 45th floor of the Hearst Tower after their maintenance platform collapsed.

They were stuck on the side of the building for more than half an hour until they were saved.

Fire department workers cut through the windows on the 44th floor of the building to pull the men to safety.