Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four injured

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Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four injured

Post by bradhig » Fri May 06, 2016 6:08 pm

http://www.ksdk.com/news/local/six-flag ... /177703659


Looks like one of the cars derailed.

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Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

Post by Vonni » Sat May 07, 2016 12:32 am

So crazy! I wonder what the foreseeable future will be for Boomerang. It will definitely be closed for a long time, if not the entire season. Perhaps they will buy a new train. I guess it could prompt an entire removal but I don't necessarily think so.

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Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

Post by illinois » Sat May 07, 2016 4:55 pm

This is really disturbing. The season hasn't even started and the trains should have been checked thoroughly in the off season. I wonder how old the parts of the train are.
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Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

Post by bradhig » Mon May 09, 2016 4:41 pm

The Screaming Eagle shut down Saturday and it's running again

http://fox2now.com/2016/05/07/another-s ... s-trouble/

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Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

Post by Vonni » Sun Jul 31, 2016 12:31 am

I wonder if Boomerang will open at all this season. It still has not been operable since the accident.

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Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

Post by Greg » Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:53 pm

When I attended the New Revolution media day back in May, I was chatting with the former head of ride operations. He held that position until just a few months ago when he moved into a new role. Anyway, he said the ride was ready to open, but they were waiting on the go ahead word from corporate. Again, this was back in May so who knows?
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Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

Post by Vonni » Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:48 am

I didn't realize corporate involved itself in those types of situations. Interesting. I wonder why they are taking so long. Not that I'm anxious to ride or anything. I'm just interested in the situation.

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Re: Boomerang at Six Flags St. Louis stops suddenly four inj

Post by TNT » Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:40 am

Boomerang reopened on Saturday. From all accounts its running well.

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