Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Kamikaze/inverter-type

Pendulum ride where riders sit in rows while the gondola swings back and forth like a pendulum, eventually completing the full circle. In some designs, the gondola also flips upside down.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.9% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:103
Records that include age of victim:81(79%)
Records where accident type could be determined:94(91%)
Records with identifiable tradename:103(100%)
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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.
See the Industry-Regulatory Reports section for more information.