Six rescued as Tramore amusement ride malfunctions

Wednesday 02 July 2014 11.06
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The scene in Tramore earlier this evening (Pic: Tina Schley)
The scene in Tramore earlier this evening (Pic: Tina Schley)
The group was in the air for about an hour (Pic: Tina Schley)
The group was in the air for about an hour (Pic: Tina Schley)
Emergency services rescued the two families (Pic: Tina Schley)
Emergency services rescued the two families (Pic: Tina Schley)

Six people have been rescued from an amusement ride that malfunctioned 60 metres above the ground in Tramore, Co Waterford.

It is understood the group was in the air for around an hour before being rescued by the emergency services.

Those rescued are thought to be two families from Co Tyrone holidaying in the area.

(Pic: Tina Schley)