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Roller coaster with 7 on board stops in mid-air  

April 3, 2017

TSU, MIE PREF.- A roller coaster was brought to an emergency stop at the Nagashima Spa Land amusement park in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, central Japan, Monday morning, leaving seven passengers suspended in midair for about 15 minutes.
The cars on the 4D Spin Coaster Arashi stopped some 34 meters above the ground near the top of the track at around 10:55 a.m. (1:55 a.m. GMT) after its safety system was set off, the operator of the amusement park said.
After staying there for about 15 minutes, the cars completed the rest of the 310-meter track to return to the starting point, the operator said. (Jiji Press)