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Report on Disney World Monorail Accident of July 2009 released by NTSB

All the adjustments in policy and procedures have already been made, employees disciplined, OSHA fines levied, and the family’s lawsuit settled. All that we have been waiting for is the final federal investigation’s Accident Report. Today the National Transportation and … Continue reading

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RIP Dan Wheldon, Indianapolis 500 Champion

Besides Disney my other real fandom is that of racing, particularly open wheel racing. So as I posted early this year, I was very pleased when this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was feted at Walt Disney World with … Continue reading

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Second Injury on Dragon Challenge forces Universal to Change Ride

The second injury from flying objects on the Dragon Challenge roller coaster at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure Wizarding World of Harry Potter in two weeks has forced changes to the attraction. The two coaster trains used to be released … Continue reading

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Cast Member Injured in Fall at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Local news is reporting that a cast member at Disney’s Animal Kingdom was injured this morning in a fall at the park. The cast member was taken to the hospital after complaining about hip pain. So far no word on … Continue reading

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Space Mountain at Disney World shut down after woman found unconcious on coaster

Update: 4/24/11 – Orlando Sentinel reports that the woman is still in intensive care at the hospital but is showing signs of recovery. She was on the ride with her two children and was visiting from Cromwell, England. Again, The … Continue reading

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