Stuck cable car - level 2
A family in Germany got stuck in a cable car cabin over the Rhine River. The family was with a two-month-old baby and a toddler.
They had to wait 130 feet (40 metres) above the river for help. Emergency services blamed the strong winds.
Everybody abseiled down to a rescue boat. Nobody was injured. Firefighters also had to rescue two Americans who were in a different cabin.
Difficult words: toddler (a young child who is just beginning to walk), blame (to say something happened or couldn’t happen because of something else), abseil (to go down on a rope).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Are you afraid to use a cable car because something like this may happen?
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