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UK seaside tower rescue drama

14 people had to be airlifted to safety from a seaside tower in the UK after a mobile observation capsule got stuck.

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14 people had to be airlifted to safety from a seaside tower in the UK after a mobile observation capsule got stuck.

The Jurassic Skyline Tower in the southern resort of Weymouth offers 360-degree views of the surrounding area.



Video footage shows the trapped visitors being winched to safety by rescuers dangling froma helicopter above the 53-metre tower.



The alarm was raised when after engineers failed to free the stuck capsule.

The tower’s operator said on twitter that the gondola had become stuck due to a mechanical issue.