California theme park riders left dangling 300ft up

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About 20 people were left stranded after an amusement park ride broke down in southern California on Wednesday.

When working, Knott's Berry Farm's 'The Wind Seeker' swings people around at a 45 degree angle.

After malfunctioning, its passengers were left dangling 300ft above the park for four hours.

Pictures from TV news helicopters show the group finally being lowered to safety.

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