Faulty cable prompts shutdown at Carowinds
Written by Kelly Perazzolo
The Charlotte Observer is reporting that park inspectors at Carowinds closed the Drop Zone Stunt Tower ride later this week after inspection located a faulty cable. The inspection prompted by the Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom June 21, 2007 incident reportedly found a cable that was "too thin". Inspectors on Friday morning ordered the ride to be shut down, however the ride had already been shut down by the park officials on Thursday "as a precautionary measure" after the Kentucky Six Flags incident. Park spokesperson could not comment on when the ride will reopen.Tweet
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