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Midair collision at Welsh Christmas fairground

Winter Wonderland, Cardiff.
Winter Wonderland, Cardiff. Image by Ben Salter / CC BY 2.0

Two carriages on an amusement ride in Cardiff collided while 60m above the ground on Friday. The ride, part of the city’s Winter Wonderland fair, crashed into each other after a gust of wind. No one was injured in the incident, but the passengers were left hanging in the air for several minutes. A spokesperson for the ride claimed that the people who were on the ride at the time stayed on site and went ice skating afterwards. Christmas themed fairgrounds are popular across the UK. Read more: independent.co.uk