Pendulum type amusement device upper gearbox failure

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Technologies

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Reference number
II-891565-2019 (#14795)

Location: Vancouver

Regulated industry sector: Amusement devices - Amusement ride

Incident overview

While in operation for the public, a pendulum-type amusement device was stopped by staff during a ride cycle because a strange noise was heard and oil was leaking onto guests seated on the ride. The device was safely unloaded of passengers after coming to a complete stop and investigation determined that a south gearbox was damaged.