At Least 16 People Rescued From SeaWorld San Diego Skyride

SeaWorld San Diego rescue: Crews save 16 people trapped on skyride

Here are the latest updates:

Update 11:26 p.m. PST: Rescue workers have saved all 16 people who were trapped on the Bayside Skyride at SeaWorld San Diego, the San Diego Fire Department tweeted late Monday.

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Original story: A rescue is underway at SeaWorld San Diego after a skyride malfunctioned Monday night, initially stranding nine adults and seven children – including an infant.

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As of 10:30 p.m. PST, crews had rescued 14 people from the Bayside Skyride, which stalled when heavy winds "tripped a circuit breaker" more than three hours earlier, KSWB reported. Two people were still trapped on the ride's gondolas, the San Diego Fire Department said.

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KSWB said some of the gondolas were over Mission Bay when the ride stopped working. Those trapped were "lowered by harnesses & rescued by [San Diego Lifeguards] boats," the Fire Department tweeted.

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