Scared onlookers and riders were helpless for many minutes while visiting an amusement park in New York last week when a popular ride began spinning out of control.

According to sources, several people were stuck on the ride until maintenance was able to come in and cut the power.  See the video below.

Music Express

We've all been on a ride similar to this one before.  It's called the "Music Express" and it goes around and around, up and down, forward and backward while the music blairs. Normally, the ride lasts a few minutes, but while it malfunctioned, sources say people were on it for as long as ten minutes.

The Music Express is a fast-paced circular ride traveling a track with numerous peaks and valleys. As the name suggests, loud music plays, and lights flash wildly throughout the ride! - 


Stuck in Reverse

According to the New York Post, the ride got stuck going in reverse, at full speed, and the emergency shut-off didn't work.  The viral videos of the incident are all over Tik Tok and other social media platforms.

You can hear onlookers shouting for workers to "pull the plug" as they helplessly watched those on the ride careening backward for minutes.

According to the NY Post, maintenance workers at Playland Park in Rye, NY eventually stopped it by disconnecting the power.

Kids Crying, Parents Upset

According to the NY Post, kids were seen crying after the ride, and parents were obviously upset.  Thankfully, according to sources, no one got hurt.

The park blamed it on an "electrical malfunction" and park operators say the ride has been temporarily shut down. 


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