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Severed haul rope leads to gondola crash

Incident Investigation

Severed haul rope leads to gondola crash

October 30, 2020

Passenger Ropeways

Reference Number:

II-1066582-2020 (#19230)



Location: Squamish

Regulated industry sector: Passenger ropeways - above surface ropeway
 

Impact

Injury
 

Injuries: 0

Injury description: NA

Injury rating: None

Incident rating: Major
 

Incident overview

In the early morning, security personnel stationed at the Sea to Sky Gondola witnessed movement of the gondola cabins attached to the haul rope. A short time later, the main haul rope separated, allowing a majority of the suspended cabins to fall to the ground.

 

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