Cable snaps seconds before slingshot ride launches

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (FOX 13) – Two Florida tourists got quite a scare on a ride at a Florida Panhandle amusement park – without even leaving the ground. Video footage shows the two men about to be launched from the slingshot-style ride at Cobra Adventure Park in Panama City Beach when one of the ride’s two main cables appears to snap and fray.

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