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Monorail crash at Epcot kills driver - Disney make statement

Discussion in 'Walt Disney World News & Rumors' started by eeyoreguy, Jul 5, 2009.

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    Very sad - RIP and condolences to his family. What a sad thing to happen. :sorry:
     
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    I do feel sorry for the loss and am glad there was no one in the cockpit (reportedly). I did some research, the safety protocals would have had stopped the monorail between 500 to 1000 feet from the parked monorail. The only exception to this is if the pilot were to have pressed the override. I think this now would require more than a pressing of a button, but a multi-stage override. Multi-stage override should have been in effect already.
     
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    RIP
     
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    RIP

    Prayers and condolences to the drivers family.
     
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    How very sad. My sympathies go to the family x

    Margaret
     
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    Please visit my friend Robins Blog..her husband is a former (recently) CM that was a monorail pilot

    delswife-stories.blogspot.com

    Any question you have she will ask her husband and she will post the answer
     
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    UPDATE: Monorail crash at Epcot kills driver - Disney make statement

    Full story here:

    Disney monorail accident: Disney World reopens monorail -- with extra safety steps - OrlandoSentinel.com
     

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