Terror in the Sky at SeaWorld in Orlando as Families Were Trapped for 3 Hours in the Sky Tower

Sky Tower was stuck hundreds of feet in the air with approximately 50 people and two employees for three hours.
1:13 | 12/22/15

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Transcript for Terror in the Sky at SeaWorld in Orlando as Families Were Trapped for 3 Hours in the Sky Tower
Dramatic images coming out of SeaWorld in Orlando late today we learned families were trapped in midair hundreds of feet up there inside that sky tower for about three hours. Their faces pushed up against the glass waiting for rescuers to arrive in here tonight ABC's David cruel. There SeaWorld holiday vacation stock yeah. The more than forty year old rotating 400 foot sky tower elevator. When the people. Your employees. Didn't move for about three hours leaving this view for passengers. Firefighters. Arrive for the rescue his parents try to called children being encouraged. To opera. Finally a basket they are bring supplies with them. Carrying a technician as well once on top of the sky tower that technician able to get the ride to move. The technicians New Jersey right three. Which could cause some proven headache as we jumped a little bit. But finally the sky tower was lured back to the ground. Customers say they were told the emergency brake malfunctioned it froze SeaWorld would not comment of the fifty onboard none were injured they are back on vacation tonight.

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