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Gondola cabin smashed ground in Switzerland

Gondola cabin smashed ground in Switzerland

Posted by Simon Tjernström

2019-10-22 07:19

A cabin, from a gondola built 2014, smashed to the ground in Switzerland 20th October.

Shortly before Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2019, a Doppelmayr gondola of the Rotenfluebahn Mythenregion AG crashed. Near the Swiss town of Schwyz. Fortunately, no-one was injured.

The gondola fell approximately 20 meters before smashing into the ground. The incident happened at or near one of the lift’s 16 towers.

Gondol krasch 2.jpgAround 50 people, who were at the time of the accident in another gondola, were allowed to leave the train at the nearest stations.

The reason for the accident will be investigated by Swiss Accident Investigation Board (SUST). Strong winds where apparent during the time of the accident.

Gondola krasch 3.jpeg
Source: www.sz.ch
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