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Himachal: 11 Tourists Stuck In Air Due To Ropeway Failure, Rescue


Parwanoo Timber Trail: There has been a problem with the ropeway (cable car) in Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh, due to which 11 tourists got stuck. At present, another cable car trolley has been sent to rescue them. Through this, one person has been rescued. Due to a problem with the Timber Trail (cable car), she got stuck in the air for 11 hours.

The technical team is trying to fix the cable car service as soon as possible. Police are also keeping an eye on the whole situation. It is told that ten members of 5 families are trapped in the ropeway. The rescue team has rescued ten people. This includes five women and five men.

Parwanoo Timber Trail Accident

Ten tourists have been rescued from the Timber Trail (cable car) in the Solan district. Efforts are on to save the rest.


SP Solan Virendra Sharma said the cable car got stuck in the middle due to a technical problem in Parwanoo’s TTR at around 1:30. The tourists trapped in the cable car have told that they were going to the resort, due to a technical problem, the timber trail is stuck there, they say that an attempt is being made to bring them down through the rescue trolley, but the People are not in a position to land.

Parwanoo Timber Trail Rescue Continue
The Tourist Trapped In The Ropeway Was Rescued.

This has happened before

A similar incident happened in the Parwanoo area of ​​Kasauli tehsil in October 1992, when the breath of ten people got stuck in the air. Even today, when people remember that time, they shudder. For three days, the breath of ten people was stuck in the air, and one person had also died.

At that time, the Army and Air Force soldiers saved the lives of people trapped at hundreds of feet. The information about the trolley getting stuck in the Tiber Trail ropeway spread like a fire everywhere. The tourists trapped in this were from Delhi and Punjab.


Parwanoo Timber Trail Rescue Continue

The trolley attendant had died.

On October 11, 1992, tourists were sitting in a ropeway trolley running in the Tiber Trail Resort near Parwanoo on the Kalka-Shimla Nation Highway when the trolley suddenly stopped with a jerk at the height of hundreds of feet. The trolley started swaying the pendulum on the wire and the people sitting inside.

Even after a long time, the trolley did not move forward and could only retreat. According to the information, 12 people, including the attendant, were in the trolley, including a small child. Meanwhile, trolley attendant Ghulam Hussain jumped to save his life, so he died on the spot. At the same time, even before the door was closed, a person had fallen in which he had suffered injuries.


A day after the incident, the special commando squad was called if the passengers were not evacuating successfully. On October 13, Major Crasto of this squad reached right on top of the trolley with his helicopter and landed on the roof with the help of a rope.

One by one, everyone was taken out safely from there by transported to the helicopter with the help of a rope. Major Ivan Joseph Crasto, Group Captain Fali Homi, Wg Commander Subhash Chandra, and Flight Lieutenant P Upadhyay, who was involved in the rescue operation, were also honoured.

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