The main brakes of an elevator fail causing it to drop from the top floor



Reference number
II-1002604-2020 (#16989)

Location: Vancouver

Regulated industry sector: Elevating Devices

Incident overview

Brakes fail on a loaded passenger elevator causing it to drop 12 feet from the top floor before being stopped and held in place by its safeties.


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