Flamingo Land opens the world's steepest roller coaster

Posted Saturday, July 4, 2009 10:30 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Final tests of the Mumbo Jumbo ride at Flamingo Land, near Malton, North Yorkshire, took place yesterday. The rollercoaster plunges thrillseekers down an overhang of 112 degrees from a high point of 30 metres. Passengers experience forces in excess of 4Gs – similar to those faced by fighter pilots. It will be the steepest drop in the world.

Read more and see video from The BBC. Read more from The Northern Echo.

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