Trap: a terrible case, after which you will think before you get on the ElevatorPictolic
The fear of getting stuck in the Elevator haunts many. These fears are not unfounded. In the world there are dozens of cases when an emergency in the Elevator car end with injuries or even death. People enclosed in a small space, get a lot of stress while waiting for assistance, which was not always arrives on time. Read the stories of those who became hostages of the Elevator and lived there most horrible hours in my life. For some, this short trip has become a way of death.
(Caution! The material presented in the series may seem unpleasant or intimidating)Each time, going into the Elevator, think twice about the dangers that may be there to trap. These people have become hostages of the cabin, within a few hours after receiving the injury, and some was finished.
Student Kalam of Leembruggen decided to make a joke with friends during a summer holiday in Queensland. They went into the Elevator and began to descend. 19-year-old Australian classmates were spending their holidays in the resort town of surfers Paradise, where they celebrate the end of school. Guys invited to a party a few floors below.
The Elevator is for 8 people, crammed 14. Suddenly it stopped between floors and after a moment, rapidly began to fall. Cabin flew 8 floors with a speed of 145 km/h and landed. Miraculously no one was hurt.
In 2016, American Matt Davis captured the terrible scene while relaxing on a cruise ship: the blood dripping directly out of the Elevator shaft after one of the crew members were crushed, repairing the mechanism.
In 2017, two 17-year-olds from the city of Salamanca in Spain died when the glass floor of the cab crashed.
Katarzyna Vodzha died in 2010 at the failure of the Elevator between two floors in the gym, trying to get out. The manufacturer of the deadly device was fined.
Last year resident of Shanghai, cut a leg off below the knee, when the limb is stuck in a malfunctioning door, and the Elevator moved.
In November, a Chinese student was scared to death when he set up the umbrella to the door of the Elevator slammed shut, and faulty cabin flew down from a height of 25 floors.Similar tragic cases not so much, but for some people the likelihood that something goes wrong in the car, is the worst of all nightmares.
For nick white, this nightmare became a reality. He worked the night shift in an office building in new York. Shaking in the Elevator between the floors was the beginning of a 41-hour test. Receiving no answer at the telephone in the cabin, the man pressed the alarm, but nobody came.
It was midnight on Friday and, despite the fact that the cameras in the Elevator should be under surveillance 24 hours a day, nobody came to the office worker to help. After a few hours without food and water Nick started falling asleep, waking up in the same nightmare. Mr. white noticed in the video surveillance system only after 40 hours, Sunday in the afternoon. Engineers out in an hour. Later the victim filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the lift, demanding a six-figure sum in compensation.
Manager Ben Duke was on duty at the hotel Roadside Inn in southern California, when a guest entered the Elevator in the lobby. The man saw that the cabin went up, and the dog of the guest stayed outside. The poor creature hanging on to the leash stuck between the doors, and began to rise into the air toward certain death.
Ben began to attempt to free him from the collar, but nothing worked. Scared the dog whined and barked. The staff gathered all his strength and tore the leash out of the Elevator.
The animal was saved and his master in horror rushed to the lobby, thinking that I had killed your pet. Fortunately, all went well.
Melissa Roger has planned every detail of their luxury wedding in 2018. Event was held at the Providence Biltmore, the state of Rhode island. But most of the day she spent in the Elevator.
After the wedding photo shoot groom Justin went to talk to the buffet table, and Melissa decided to take a moment to go upstairs. After shaking and loud sound of the Elevator stopped. The brides, who were waiting for her upstairs, raised the alarm. Arrived fire brigade and an hour later the door was opened. Someone gave Melissa a glass of champagne a little to lighten the mood.
The fire chief says that the attempt to get out of the Elevator without insurance can lead to death, because the metal folds fall like the guillotine.
After another hour, the engineers managed to bring the cabin into a safe position, and the bride finally came out to friends, family and firefighters.
In Chicago, six people, including a pregnant woman, entered the Elevator after visiting the restaurant on the 95th floor of one of the tallest buildings in the city. The cable snapped and the cabin flew 84 floor until triggering the security mechanism and the lift abruptly stopped. To get to the Elevator hostages, rescuers had to punch a hole in the wall Parking.
Jen Baxter, the chief engineer of the Department of mechanical engineering, says that contrary to popular belief, you do not need to jump when the Elevator lands, because of this large speed drop will not change.Fear to remain in the Elevator for a long time or be broken down in the cockpit — not an empty fear. Although such cases are quite rare, but the chance to get yourself out of the trap no. To save your nerves and health, often walking up and down stairs, which is more useful and safer.
In Japan invented the charge — the captain of the Elevator. In this country, even the order in which people come to the cabin, imposes on them certain obligations.