power pylon

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Noun1.power pylon - a large vertical steel tower supporting high-tension power lines; "power pylons are a favorite target for terrorists"
tower - a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
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with tail number RP-R5388, was flying low over Mangalcal when it nosedived and hit a power pylon of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines before going down on a ricefield.
Shortly after 9am KENTRACO workers arrived accompanied by administration police officers and started demolishing the fence to access the site where they were to erect a power pylon.
According to details, a car got out of driver's control due to speeding and it hit a power pylon at Bhai Wala Phatak,Jhumra RoadinFaisalabad.
During the fighting, a Taliban rocket knocked out a power pylon, interrupting the supply of Turkmen power to various parts of northern Afghanistan.
A POWER pylon has started to lean over dangerously, forcing roads to be shut and rail services halted, amid fears overhead electricity cables may fall down.
Over the next five days, Discovery crew members will lift a power pylon from the top of the International Space Station to the station's outermost tip.
Television footage from the site of the landslide in a mountainous area in Tainan County showed a knocked-over power pylon that had dragged down a neighboring one.
NEXT STEP: Workers attend to a power pylon for SSE, which plans to sell or float its energy services arm in 2020
CHITRAL -- One person died and three sustained serious injuries when a power pylon fell during restoration work on the national transmission line at Lowari Top on Saturday afternoon.
Since the said village is located on a hilly terrain, a power pylon installed at the bottom of a hill is at the level of the passage that leads to the school thus endangering lives of children and local population there.
Mr Hassan formally inaugurated the Noorakhel Talash Express II feeder by erecting a power pylon at the site.
According to Rescue 1122 sources, a rashly driven car coming to Vehari from Luddan collided with a power pylon after colliding with a motorcycle-rickshaw.