Lonely Planet Writer

Passengers relieved after successful SeaWorld Orlando ride rescue

Fifty passengers riding the SkyTower attraction at SeaWorld Orlando experienced an unexpected glitch in their thrill-seeking plans when the ride malfunctioned, leaving them stranded in mid-air a fourth of the way up the 400-foot tall ride.

SeaWorld, Orlando.
SeaWorld, Orlando. Image by Robert Linsdell / CC BY 2.0

The passengers remained stuck for over two hours while park personnel and emergency services worked to get them down. Happily, all ride-goers eventually exited the SkyTower unharmed.

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