Tourists stranded in midair in Chiang Mai
- Published: 27 Apr 2013 at 16.50
- Online news:
Twenty Thai and foreign tourists were stranded for an hour when the electric monorail at the Chiang Mai Zoo stopped working on Saturday.
A rescue basket was deployed to free the stranded passengers from cars that were sitting about 10 metres above the ground. There were no injuries.
A preliminary investigation showed that the vehicle did not have a faulty electrical system, but a brake problem caused it to stop unexpectedly, said Wittaya Singkum, a public relations officer at the zoo.
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