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Saturday, July 4, 2015

The Orlando Eye broke down again, 66 passengers rescued

Posted By on Sat, Jul 4, 2015 at 10:30 AM

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The Orlando Eye, a 400 ft Ferris wheel that now has a reputation for continuously breaking down, stranded 66 passengers Friday afternoon, July 3rd.

At around 3:45 p.m., the ride stopped moving for more than 45 minutes. Orange County firefighters helped passengers exit the ride in a rescue effort that spanned more than 3 hours.  



All guests were safely evacuated. 


The Orlando Eye released an official statement regarding the incident via their Twitter

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