Ski Lift Malfunction Hurls People in the Air (warning graphic content)

A chairlift at a ski resort in the country of Georgia malfunctioned, causing panic and chaos as passengers were hurled from their seats at high speeds.

Onlookers posted videos of the violent scene as the incident unfolded at the Gudauri Ski Resort, located in the south-facing area of the Greater Caucus Mountain Range.

The incident left at least 11 people injured, with eight hospitalized in stable condition, Nino Mamaladze, a Georgian ministry of health official, told ABC News. 

Images of the accident’s aftermath show a pile of mangled carriers near the chairlift terminal’s base.

Warning: The footage and images below are graphic.

Several people hurt after terrifying ski lift malfunction at Georgia ski  resort - ABC News

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