Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Pirate ship

Pendulum ride with boat-style gondola where riders sit in rows. The gondola swings back and forth like a pendulum, but does not invert.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.8% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:90
Records that include age of victim:79(88%)
Records where accident type could be determined:86(96%)
Records with identifiable tradename:88(98%)
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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.