Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Flying carpet ride

Description

Amusement rides that have two small arms attached to a gondola where riders sit in rows. The ride will swing in constant motion to the right, and then later in the duration of the ride it will swing to the left. The gondola remains horizontal during the course of the ride.
Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 1.1% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:83
Records that include age of victim:69(83%)
Records where accident type could be determined:82(99%)
Records with identifiable tradename:83(100%)
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Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.