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Breaking News: Whistler Excalibur Gondola tower breaks off moorings, trapping passengers

A gondola tower at the base of Whistler, B.C.'s Blackcomb Mountain has come off its moorings, trapping at least six people inside several cars.

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A gondola tower at the base of Whistler, B.C.’s Blackcomb Mountain has come off its moorings, trapping at least six people inside several cars.

Witnesses say they heard a big booming from the Blackcomb “Excalibur” tower around 2:30 p.m. PST, followed by a snapping noise. The tower is now leaning quite heavily to one side.

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