Staff Reporter
THE Balearic government has been using a helicopter to help repair a wall in Cala Banyalbufar, where the waves had opened a four metre hole.
The helicopter was used yesterday to carry concrete blocks, and it will continue to be in service until tomorrow.
The container wall provides shelter for boats during storms. The hole was made four months ago, and there is a danger of the wall collapsing, according to Mayor Mateu Ferra.

He added that the wall had been crumbling for the past four years, but nothing had been done to remedy the situation.
He said that the danger lay in the fact that the sea could pour in through the hole and damage the boats.
The helicopter had to be used because the wall is hard to reach and large crowds turned out to watch its spectacular manoeuvres while carrying blocks of concrete.

Although the services of the helicopter will only be needed until tomorrow, work on the wall is expected to continue for another two weeks.
The wall protects about a dozen boats moored in the small cove.
The work is being supervised by the ports department.

Comments

The content of comment is the opinion of users and netizens and not of mallorcadailybulletin.com.

Comments contrary to laws, which are libellous, illegal or harmful to others are not permitted');

mallorcadailybulletin.com - reserves the right to remove any inappropriate comments.

Warning

Please remember that you are responsible for everything that you write and that data which are legally required can be made available to the relevant public authorities and courts; these data being name, email, IP of your computer as well as information accessible through the systems.

* Mandatory fields

Currently there are no comments.