Ghost Town coaster had crack in the seat bracket

Posted Wednesday, July 8, 2009 4:37 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The latest glitch involves the way the seat frames are bolted to the cars, according to Jonathan Brooks, head of the N.C. Elevator & Amusement Device Bureau. The seats will have to be taken apart and the connections analyzed — all the way down to which forge and which batch the steel came from, Brooks said. Brooks said the ball is now in the ride manufacturer’s court to do an evaluation and come up with a fix.

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