24 people died in roller coaster accident Feb 2014
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08 February 2017 05:25:00 South China Morning Post - News feed
Angry parents forced theme park operators in China to halt a roller coaster part-way through the ride after discovering their rebellious daughter had sneaked onto the attraction without permission, mainland media reported. Dozens of people were left stranded in their seats on Monday afternoon when the roller coaster came to a premature standstill at Queershan Park, in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, the news portal 163.com reported. Girl, 13, dies after being thrown off ride at...
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12 January 2017 04:39:53 WN.com - World News
Twenty people are trapped and later rescued from a roller coaster at Warner Bros. Movie World park on Australia's Gold Coast....
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11 January 2017 08:53:26 GMA News Online / News
Twenty people were trapped for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster ride at a theme park on Australia&s Gold Coast on Wednesday, said emergency services, only a few months after an accident on a neighboring theme park ride killed four people.
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11 January 2017 06:35:58 WN.com - World News
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Twenty people were trapped for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster ride at a theme park on Australia's Gold Coast on Wednesday, said emergency services, only a few months after an accident on a neighboring theme park ride killed four people....
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27 June 2016 15:18:49 WN.com - America News
The inverted roller coaster at a Scottish theme park derailed, hit the ride's support and crashed to the ground, police said. ......
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26 June 2016 23:07:03 WN.com - World News
Several people were hurt in the accident on the Tsunami ride at M&D's amusement park near Glasgow. ......
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26 June 2016 20:06:54 WN.com - World News
Seven people were hurt when a roller coaster went off the tracks at a popular theme park. ......
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01 March 2016 16:22:54 WN.com - World News
A U.K. roller coaster is set to reopen just nine months after a crash that seriously injured five people. ......
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05 June 2015 16:45:14 timesofmalta.com
Alton Towers is to reopen “within the next few days” but the ride involved in the crash in which 16 people were injured will remain shut for the foreseeable future, the company which runs the park has announced. Four people were seriously hurt in Tuesday’s accident involving the Smiler ride and the Staffordshire tourist attraction has been closed since then, racking up losses of around £500,000 a day for owner Merlin Entertainment. The company said today that new “safety protocols” were being issued. The company said: “The safety of our visitors is our fundamental priority. We have a strong safety record at Alton Towers and across the Merlin Group. “Today we are enhancing our safety standards by issuing an additional set of safety protocols and procedures that will reinforce the safe operation of our multi-car roller coasters. These are effective immediately. “Each roller coaster has its own individual operating process and characteristics. Our central safety management team, together with local park operations, will now work to implement and brief operating staff on these protocols. “As a consequence, two roller coaster rides have been withdrawn from service until the new...
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03 June 2015 05:05:19 WN.com - World News
An air ambulance flies over The Smiler at Alton Towers in Alton, Britain where 16 were injured. Photo: Daren Staples London: Three teenagers are among four people seriously injured when two carriages on a roller coaster collided at the Alton Towers theme park in central England. The accident happened on The Smiler, an 80km/h ride featuring a world record 14 loops, when a carriage carrying 16 passengers crashed into an empty carriage that was stationary at the top of the ride. Four passengers - two men aged 27 and 18, a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman...
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