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Bungee cord snaps with riders aboard slingshot ride at Florida park

The passengers were removed safely, and no injuries were reported.
A bungee cord attached to one side of the Vertical Accelerator slingshot ride snapped Saturday at Cobra Adventure Park in Panama City Beach. [Facebook/Krissy Hurst] [Facebook/Krissy Hurst]
Published Aug. 21
Updated Aug. 21

The ride never even left the ground, but it was more adventurous than either of its passengers would have liked.

With two people strapped in and ready to lift off, a bungee cord attached to one side of the Vertical Accelerator slingshot ride snapped Saturday at Cobra Adventure Park in Panama City Beach, TV station WMBB reports.

The passengers were removed safely, and no injuries were reported.

Here is video of the incident, from bystander Krissy Hare’s Facebook page:

Watch till the end.. In Panama City Beach @ The Cobra on Front Beach Road.. Please Excuse the Language. My Bestie had...

Posted by Krissy Hurst on Sunday, August 18, 2019

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