Riders suffer minor injuries following E-stop of swing at Six Flags Over Texas

Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2006 1:09 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Eight people were treated and released when a bearing failed on the Texas Tornado swing ride at Six Flags Over Texas when the ride shut down. A park spokesperson said there was a mechanical failure with one of the bearings, and the operator followed standard procedure by stopping the ride. She said that an electronic monitoring system also recognized that there was a problem and shut down the ride at the same time.

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