Festival-goers stuck in carousel

ANTWERP – It was quite a scare for about twenty visitors of the music festival, Laundry Day in Antwerp. Due to a technical defect, they were suddenly at a great height in a carousel at the festival site.

The fire brigade was on the spot to come to the festival goers from the chairs. They still had luck, because the defect was ’only’ twenty metres away, while the mill to sixty meters in height.

The fire brigade took an hour to the festival goers from the chairs to free. With the help of a ladder truck. “None of the visitors had medical complaints, all had some be quick to go to the toilet,” said the organiser against Flemish media.

At the festival with eight stages were Saturday afternoon about 16,000 people. No-one is allowed in the carousel.

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