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People trapped in a falling lift in the US plummeted 84 floors.

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Chicago lift fall: Six survive 875 North Michigan Avenue drama

File picture of the Hancock building

The building (pictured left of centre with two large antenna masts) is the city's fourth tallest ^

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People trapped in a falling lift in the US city of Chicago thought they were going to die as they plummeted 84 floors to the ground.

Six people, including a pregnant woman, fell from the 95th to the 11th floor in a skyscraper formerly known as the John Hancock Center early on Friday morning.

They then texted friends who called the emergency services and they were freed after a three-hour ordeal.

Fire officials reportedly said that a snapped "hoist rope" caused the fall.

Cables still attached to the cabin prevented it from hitting the ground.

The group had left a bar on the 95th floor to go down to the lobby.

Jaime Montemayor, 50, who was in the lift with his wife, said he initially felt it going down normally - and then falling.

There was a sudden "clack clack clack" noise and dust began seeping into the cabin.

Those aboard screamed, prayed and cried, reports said.

"I believed we were going to die," Mr Montemayor, who was visiting from Mexico, said.

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46274458

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O M G. :shookga: 

I would have died because of a heart-attack tbh, i'm so scared of lifts. 

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8 minutes ago, GiveUpLocalMix said:

"Cables still attached to the cabin prevented it from hitting the ground." 

stay in school g0rls

You want them hit threads with lots of posts or not? :trymebitch:

  • LOL 1

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