Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Hanglider ride

Circular amusement ride that simulates a hang-gliding experience. Riders lie flat on their stomaches in harnesses suspended from a circular boom. The ride starts off by the boom lifting a few feet of the ground. The boom then will start to spin and lift the boom holding gondolas, sending passengers on a swaying fly through the air.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.5% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:56
Records that include age of victim:48(86%)
Records where accident type could be determined:52(93%)
Records with identifiable tradename:54(96%)
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Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

Source: Public records requested from state and federal regulatory agencies.
Regulated industry sectors, devices covered, and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction.
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