Horrifying moment 360-degree daredevil ride BREAKS APART in mid air sending thrill-seekers crashing to the ground ‘killing 19-year-old girl’
- Sky-high daredevil failed sending dozens of people crashing to the ground
- 19-year-old girl reportedly killed in tragedy in Jizzakh, Uzbekistan
- Riders were strapped in and flung high in the air for a 360 degree swing
Terror hit an amusement park as a sky-high daredevil ride suddenly broke apart sending dozens of people crashing to the ground.
A 19-year-old girl was reportedly killed in the tragedy in Jizzakh, a city in ex-Soviet state Uzbekistan.
Riders were strapped in and flung high in the air for a 360 degree swing.
But the metal pendulum arm with a counterweight balancing a giant open-air platform holding thrill-seekers dramatically broke in half.
Screams of joy and delight turn into cries of pain and horror as a huge metal arm came apart.
The circular platform with the riders plummeted to the ground at Istiklol amusement park, according to reports in the country.
Before the tragedy: The arm swings as normal with riders screaming in excitement
The daredevil ride in Jizzakh, a city in ex-Soviet state Uzbekistan, appears to fail as the arm swings towards the ground
The Uzbek authorities said one teenage female rider was killed but did not specify if there were injuries to other riders.
The shocking video ends after the platform smashed to the ground.
The victim was identified by her initials MH, aged 19.
Jizzakh is 125 miles southwest of capital city Tashkent.
The amusement park is on the bank of the River Sanzar .
The city was a key staging post on the old Silk Road.
A video of the incident taken by a spectator finishes seconds after the incident as they rush over to help the riders
The arm detaches and riders scream in terror realising that this is not part of the ride
Entrance to the Istiklol amusement park, Jizzakh, Uzbekistan, where the tragic incident took place
City of Jizzakh, Uzbekistan, The city was a key staging post on the old Silk Road