Painted brake fins blamed for Pony Express accident at Knott's, ride reopened

Posted Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:35 AM | Contributed by Rick_UK

Knott's Berry Farm has reopened a roller coaster involved in an accident that injured 10 riders after making adjustments to the ride following an initial state investigation. The investigation says the brake fins had been painted, preventing the brakes from stopping the train in the rollback that caused the collision.

Read more from The LA Times.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010 12:46 PM
Vater's avatar

Of course not. I barely remembered myself. :)

Friday, October 22, 2010 6:32 PM

Wow that was an uninteresting end to a story. But i really don't know what i expected... oh well.


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