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Terror as revellers are thrown from a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed fairground ride

Terror as revellers are thrown from a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed fairground ride in Thailand after safety bar fails

  • At least six people were thrown from a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed ride 
  • Witnesses were filming their friends on the ride when the incident happened 
  • Luckily, nobody was injured after the accident in Lopburi, central Thailand  

This is the terrifying moment revellers where thrown from a Pirates of the Caribbean fairground ride in Thailand after a safety bar failed.

Witnesses were filming their friends on the ride when the safety bar failed and half a dozen people were hurled to the ground.

The shocking scenes took place at a theme park in Lopburi, central Thailand, yesterday evening. 

Revellers were thrown from a Pirates of the Caribbean-themed ride in Lopburi, Thailand, yesterday evening, shown above

A witness said one of the girls was crying because she was in shock (Pictured: The group pictured moments after they had been thrown from the ride

A witness said one of the girls was crying because she was in shock (Pictured: The group pictured moments after they had been thrown from the ride

Shortly after the ride started the metal lap bar – which is supposed to be locked into place – popped up, throwing victims from their seats onto the platform below. 

Shocked onlookers helped the victims as they staggered clear from the scene as the ride’s operators pressed a kill switch in order to bring it to a standstill.  

One boy was hurled over a barrier and landed on the ground – before standing up and dusting himself off. 

One woman from the faulty carriage remained in the row of seats. 

Four others hit the deck and slid along the ground from the force of falling from the moving mechanical arm.

They came out after its safety bar failed. A witness said she saw a woman crying afterwards

They came out after its safety bar failed. A witness said she saw a woman crying afterwards

Victims picked themselves up from the ground after falling from the ride in Thailand

Victims picked themselves up from the ground after falling from the ride in Thailand

A young boy pictured looking shocked next to the ride. It appears that he was hurled off it

A young boy pictured looking shocked next to the ride. It appears that he was hurled off it

Shocked onlooker, Jidapa, said: ‘I was taking my young relatives to the fair and watching this ride because it looked so scary. I just heard people screaming at the top then they fell out when the ride came down.

‘The people who fell out hit the floor very hard, but they kind of slid along the ground, too. One of the girls was crying because of the shock. One boy was thrown outside.

‘I’m very shaken by it, too. I’ve never seen this happen before.’

Paramedics arrived at the scene and took those who were injured to the nearest hospital.

Police also arrived and ordered the ride to close while they interviewed the owner. Local government officials were also preparing to investigate the ride.

Nobody was killed or seriously injured in the incident.

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