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Girl hit in the face by an ibis as she rode a roller coaster speaks out about terrifying experience

REVEALED: Girl, 10, who was hit in the face by an ibis as she rode a roller coaster speaks out about terrifying experience – as her ‘hot uncle’ becomes an online sensation

  • A young girl escaped serious injury after a bird flew into her on a roller coaster 
  • The girl, named Paige, was riding the DC Rivals roller coaster at Movie World 
  • The ibis smashed into her face as the roller coaster was nearing top speed 
  • The DC Rivals coaster is the fastest HyperCoaster in the Southern Hemisphere 

A young girl who was hit in the face by an ibis while she was riding a high-speed roller coaster has spoken out about her terrifying ordeal.  

Paige Ormistan was with her uncle Mitch Harvey riding the DC Rivals roller coaster at Movie World on the Gold Coast on Sunday when the bird flew into her. 

The 10-year-old, who was visibly shaken by the incident, claims she found it amusing. 

A young girl was lucky to escape any serious injury after a bird flew into her face (pictured) while she was on a high-speed roller coaster

‘It came up straight to my face, I was very scared because I didn’t know what to do, I was stuck in a chair,’ she told the Today Show.

‘But I wasn’t crying or anything, I just kept on laughing.’ 

The video was posted to Facebook on Sunday and has already garnered more than  30,000 views. 

And while many were concerned for the bird, it was Paige’s ‘hot uncle’ who got the most attention.

‘I’m just over here wondering if Uncle Mitch is single?’ one person said.

‘What about HOT Uncle Mitch. Should be on the catwalks of Milan,’ another person said.

Mitch Harvey has become a media sensation after footage of his niece being hit in the face by an ibis while the pair rode a roller coaster emerged

Mitch Harvey has become a media sensation after footage of his niece being hit in the face by an ibis while the pair rode a roller coaster emerged

Social media users flocked to watch the shocking video but were quickly distracted by 'hot uncle Mitch'

Social media users flocked to watch the shocking video but were quickly distracted by ‘hot uncle Mitch’ 

However, it has since been revealed that ‘Uncle Mitch’ is happily married. 

Footage shows the ibis flying towards the girl’s face just after the ride took a sharp drop.

Her uncle looks on in shock before both are eventually distracted by the roller coaster’s twists and turns. 

Paige left the ride covered in feathers with a beak scratch on her right shoulder. 

The DC Rivals roller coaster is described as the tallest, longest and fastest HyperCoaster in the Southern Hemisphere. 

The DC Rivals roller coaster is described as the tallest, longest and fastest HyperCoaster in the Southern Hemisphere. 

It has an 89-degree drop, reaches a top speed of 115km/h and thrillseekers can also ride it facing backwards. 

The footage was captured by the ride’s ‘fast video’ feature which films the entire experience from a small camera installed in the front of each seat. 

Paige was with her uncle Mitch Harvey riding the DC Rivals roller coaster at Movie World on the Gold Coast on Sunday when the incident happened

Paige was with her uncle Mitch Harvey riding the DC Rivals roller coaster at Movie World on the Gold Coast on Sunday when the incident happened

The ibis is seen crashing into part of the young girl's seat and then into her face before it falls away after the roller coaster has just completed a sharp drop

The ibis is seen crashing into part of the young girl’s seat and then into her face before it falls away after the roller coaster has just completed a sharp drop

 



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