20 Sep '11, 3am

Sentosa MegaZip accident: Emergency procedures 'followed' after mishap, Sentosa Development Corporation says

Sentosa MegaZip accident: Emergency procedures 'followed' after mishap, Sentosa Development Corporation says

The flying fox ride, one of the attractions at Sentosa's MegaZip Adventure Park, has been closed since Sept 11. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM By Kimberly Spykerman The Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) on Monday said it had adhered to all emergency procedures after an Australian tourist was injured in an adventure ride accident just over a week ago. The flying fox ride, one of the attractions at Sentosa's MegaZip Adventure Park, has been closed since Sept 11. It will resume operations only after the authorities are satisfied that all safety considerations are in place, the SDC said. Related Links EMERGENCY PROCEDURES 'FOLLOWED' AFTER MISHAP Mr Michael Joseph McCarthy, 38, broke several vertebrae in his back when an unknown malfunction on the zipline sent him past the landing point and slammed him into a pole. He was then moving at about 50kmh. This is the first known acci...

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