12 Aug '17, 1pm

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SINGAPORE: Thirty-nine people were stranded on the Tiger Sky Tower at Sentosa on Saturday night (Aug 12) for more than four hours. In a statement Sentosa said that operations at the Sky Tower were suspended at about 5.35pm following a mechanical fault, and that 38 passengers and one operator were in the tower's gondola. "Bottles of water and food were also distributed to guests, as engineers from Sky Tower worked to lower the gondola. The capsule also has a mobile toilet," the statement said. Advertisement Advertisement "Sentosa Rangers were subsequently called in to assist Sky Tower’s engineers with the manual winching to lower the gondola," Sentosa said. "At 7.10pm, SCDF was activated for assistance and SCDF staff are now in the capsule with the passengers to prepare for an evacuation. All passengers are safe in the capsule." Sentosa added that the cause of the fault is ...

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