Worker falls from Ferris wheel while trying to save two boys

The North Carolina carnival worker was able to adjust the malfunctioning Ferris wheel but fell and sustained minor injuries.
2:10 | 09/17/17

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Now to the frightening moments at a fair when a ride worker plunged from a ferris wheel. He was tryinging to save two boys. Caught on camera. Adri Adrienne taking a look at this. Your son screaming at the top of his lungs for help in midair when the man coming to the rescue falls. It happened this weekend. Instead of a fun night at the fair, desperate screams for help. Oh, my god, oh, my god! Reporter: Watch as the carnival worker loses his footing and falls from the ferris wheel in front of terrified fairgoers in north Carolina. Fair officials say the car began to the tilt. Bystanders screaming for the two young boys inside. Oh, my god, it's a baby. Reporter: The car is is tilting at a near 90-degree angle. Officials say an employee jumped into action. Then the fall. Fortunately, the car flips back into place. The two boys inside are left swinging. Their mothers watching helplessly from the ground. That's my child! What happened? Reporter: Another employee finally frees the boys. I felt helpless. It was the scariest moment. Reporter: Overnight, those mothers reliving the ordeal. That's your babies up there. You can't do anything to protect them. You're at the the bottom, just lifeless. I thought something bad was going to happen. One of us was going to pass. I'm never going to do no more rides at the fair unless it's a bumper car. That's the only thing I might do. Reporter: So sweet. A 7-year-old and 5-year-old in the cart, okay. The employee who fell already out of the hospital. Minor injuries. Everyone is all right. The ride operator did follow proper procedures. The state has approved the ride to be safe again. I'm take some of my kids on a ferris wheel and a gondola. There are no seat belts. The ones I have been on. Which is is terrifying. Stick to bumper cars. Stick to the couch at home.

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