Dangerous Wires at Popular Disney Ride Injure Multiple Guests

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Walt Disney World Resort is home to many world-class attractions and four unique theme parks in Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the immersive land of Pandora from the hit movie Avatar (2009) draws many Disney Park Guests to see the unique decorations and to take a ride on Na’vi River Journey. Of course, the most popular attraction in the land is Avatar Flight of Passage.

Avatar: Flight of Passage
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The beloved attraction takes Guests on a thrilling journey on their own mountain banshee.

However, it seems that the line queue leading up to the attraction may have some work that needs to be done.

Twitter user @tommyhawkins recently shared that they had stabbed their finger and drew blood on sharp wires in the line queue. Just a few minutes later, their friend did the same thing.

Just stabbed my finger on Flight of Passage and drew blood, @DisneyParks, it’s clear they have tried to tape these up. My friend @AliciaStella did the same thing five mins late, the whole queue is riddled sharp wires.

These sharp wires have been taped up in an attempt to keep Disney Park Guests safe, but they are still coming undone. This can certainly make for a hazardous situation.

Disney’s official description of Flight of Passage reads:

Amazing Aerial Adventures Await

Board your own mountain banshee and embark on a thrilling expedition, where interstellar explorers like you get an up-close look at this moon’s incredible landscape.

Bonding with a banshee is a crucial step in the life of a Na’vi hunter on Pandora—and flying on the back of one of these powerful creatures is an important rite of passage.

Now, as a visitor to Pandora, you finally have the chance to test yourself like a Na’vi!

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While visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you’ll want to make sure to take a ride on Kilimanjaro Safaris and then take a trip over to Pandora to ride Avatar Flight of Passage, possibly with Lightning Lane, and Na’vi River Journey. Enjoy A Celebration of the Festival of the Lion King and then head over to Asia to ride Expedition Everest. Get your splash on at Kali River Rapids and head over to the Tree of Life to say ‘hi’ to Flik at It’s Tough To Be A Bug! Don’t forget to check out Discovery Island, Rafiki’s Planet Watch, and the various animal treks through the Disney Park, as well!

Have you experienced this recently in the Flight of Passage line queue? Let us know in the comments!

Let the expert team at Academy Travel help you plan your next magical vacation to Disney World’s water parks, four theme parks — Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios — and the Disney Springs shopping and dining district! Or, how about a trip to Disneyland Resort to experience Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure, as well as the Downtown Disney shopping and dining district!

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