Child struck by passenger ropeway chair after unloading
December 20, 2021
Regulated industry sector: Passenger ropeways - Above surface ropeway
Two passengers were riding the chairlift uphill to the unload station. One passenger was a child in a ski school lesson, the other an adult requested by the ski school instructor to ride with the child. At the unload station, the child off- loaded the chair at the designated unload point and stopped within the area of the unload station. The child was struck by the chair they had unloaded.