Video-Major Incident on the Black Widow

Roller Coasters can be dangerous. When accidents happen, they are to be taken very seriously. Root causes need to be found and addressed.

There was an incident on the Black Widow where the bogie came off the track and got wedged on the main drop. Watch the video to see why this happened and what we did to fix it.

Corey Rasmussen

Corey is the Managing Director of the Mentored Engineer and owner of Rasmussen Designs. He received his BSME from Baylor University and holds a professional engineering license in North Carolina and Texas. He has been an engineer since 2002 with extensive experience in engineering design, fabrication and troubleshooting. He specializes in mobile equipment, hydraulic systems and machine design. He has two patents

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