WindSeeker closes at Cedar Point after Carowinds malfunction

Cedar Fair suspends WindSeeker operations at six parks.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:39 AM

Update: A South Carolina newspaper incorrectly reported the closure of WindSeeker in the article linked below. While WindSeeker operation was suspended for part of 2012, it was not closed as a result of this July 2013 incident.

Original Story

A malfunction on WindSeeker at Carowinds has caused Cedar Fair to suspend WindSeeker operations at six locations.

WindSeeker at Carowinds malfunctioned Sunday, stranding 64 passengers high above the amusement park for more than an hour. The malfunction happened a year and two weeks after the same ride malfunctioned in the same way.

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