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Disney Skyliner shutdown and evacuation - October 6 2019

wdisney9000

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We just exited Hollywood studios and talked to several people who were exiting the gondolas and told us they witnessed the accident. they said they could hear people screaming and yelling on the other side of the line right before the crash. They were clearly shaken and nervous and said they will never ride it again and warned everybody around us not to either.
 

GhostHost1000

Well-Known Member
We just exited Hollywood studios and talked to several people who were exiting the gondolas and told us they witnessed the accident. they said they could hear people screaming and yelling on the other side of the line right before the crash. They were clearly shaken and nervous and said they will never ride it again and warned everybody around us not to either.
Disney should have never built these. Exhibit A tonight
 

DarkMetroid567

Active Member
We just exited Hollywood studios and talked to several people who were exiting the gondolas and told us they witnessed the accident. they said they could hear people screaming and yelling on the other side of the line right before the crash. They were clearly shaken and nervous and said they will never ride it again and warned everybody around us not to either.
How would that have happened? Isn't Riviera pretty far from Hollywood Studios? Or did they just get evac'd?
 

Ojo4

Active Member
Original Poster
Just to give you an idea of how unbelievably complicated it is to evacuate a single cabin, here's a video. According to Twitter its taken a single fire engine about 20 minutes to get the lift up to a single cabin. Assume they have secure everyone in the cherry picker, slowly lower it back down, disembark, and go back up for the rest of the cabin. Then they have to retract the stabilizers on the truck, reposition the truck for the next cabin and repeat. Fire truck cherry pickers are not fast. This is going to be a long night.

 

GhostHost1000

Well-Known Member
Just to give you an idea of how unbelievably complicated it is to evacuate a single cabin, here's a video. According to Twitter its taken a single fire engine about 15 minutes to get the lift up to a single cabin. Assume they have secure everyone in the cherry picker, slowly lower it back down, disembark, and go back up for the rest of the cabin. Then they have to retract the stabilizers on the truck, reposition the truck for the next cabin and repeat. Fire truck cherry pickers are not fast. This is going to be a long night.

This is bad. A black eye for Disney regardless of the reason behind this.
 
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