Amusement ride manufacturer KMG International BV has issued a critical safety alert for their Afterburner / Fireball Afterburner Park model rides. Per the release:
KMG has become aware of possible excessive corrosion inside the gondola support beam of the above mentioned Afterburner / Fireball ride build by KMG. The corrosion can lead to hazardous wall thickness reduction of the beam and its adjacent joint, causing the beam to fail under normal operation. Failure of the beam/joint can cause serious injury to staff, passengers and bystanders. The above mentioned Afterburner / Fireball ride is not to be operated until all inspections described in this safety alert bulletin are satisfactorily completed.
If you or someone you know utilizes this type of temporary amusement ride please direct them to the link below.