Several people stuck on ‘Mach 3’ ride at Calgary Stampede Saturday
A scary moment for several people at the Calgary Stampede grounds on Saturday, when they were stuck on a popular ride after it broke down mid-air.
A malfunction happened on the Mach 3 which stopped the ride at peak height.
It took the ride operator about 30 minutes to evacuate seven people off of it.
One person was assessed by paramedics at the scene and was taken to hospital as a precaution.
The Calgary Stampede said the ride operator, North American Midway Entertainment (NAME), will contact Alberta Elevating Devices Amusement Rides Safety Association (AEDARSA) who will clear the ride before allowing it to return to service.
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