9 Acrobats Critically Injured in Fall All the way through Aerial Circus Act



Nine acrobats were seriously injured in a fall during an aerial act at a Rhode Island circus Sunday. Eight of the performers fell between 25 and 40 feet, and landed on one dancer on the ground

The accident occurred at 11:45 a.m., local time, during the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus’ Legends show at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, with performers falling from an aerial platform. Reported footage of the fall can be seen in the video, above (at around the 40-second mark)

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The fall happened during the show’s “hair-hang act,” where acrobats hang by their hair, according to Stephen Payne, a spokesman for Feld Entertainment, Ringling Brothers’ parent company. Read more…

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