A tourist in China ended up getting stuck on a 330-feet high glass-bottomed bridge in China after it was damaged by strong winds. The man was left dangling as the panels of the bridge were blown away by the wind.
The man was visiting the glass-bottomed bridge, a popular tourist attraction at a resort in Piyan Mountain in Jilin Province, when the incident took place. These glass bridges, walkways and slides are big attractions in China.
Details of the incident, along with pictures were posted on Chinese social media platform Weibo where it managed to garner over 4 million likes. The incident soon made its way to Twitter when user Matt Knight shared it on the microblogging site.
Check it out here:
Someone was trapped high up on a suspended glass walkway at a scenic spot in north east China yesterday when high winds caused glass panels to fall out around them. They were eventually able to climb to safety. pic.twitter.com/0vkFHasyWh
— Matt Knight (@MattCKnight) May 8, 2021
The terrifying images show the man clinging on to one of the railings of the bridge after high winds of up to 90mph blew away some of the glass panels on Friday, May 7, the Daily Mail reported. According to the tabloid, the man was stuck for a brief period of time before he was brought back to safety with the help of firefighters, police, and forestry and tourism workers.
Many, who came across the incident, expressed their horrors and lauded the man for his bravery. Take a look at some reactions here:
Someone better keep an eye on this man, he just survived his first Final Destination scene
— Not Your Sissy (@SissyEmori) May 10, 2021
Absolutely terrifying. Stuff of nightmares.
— morepork is an owl 🦉 (@JennyDu31030810) May 10, 2021
Oh noooo! My feet are tingling just looking at those photos. How scary is the thought of climbing to safety!!!?! 😱😱😲
— Consultant 😷🇺🇸 (@Lipstay) May 9, 2021
I got dizzy just looking at that.
— Sheila Brown (@amt17) May 9, 2021
— Jen Gerard 🐻❤️🥰🌈 (@HYIMJEN) May 10, 2021
This is basically one of my anxiety dreams played out in the real world.
— Clark Ainsworth (@clarkyboy2002) May 9, 2021
A memorable day out
— Isabel Hilton (@isabelhilton) May 9, 2021
Oh God no. Worst nightmare even when it’s intact.
— Niamh Doyle (@niamh_d) May 10, 2021Subscriber Only Stories
In a similar incident, a group of people in the UK were stranded after the roller coaster called The Big One suffered a breakdown in the middle of the ride. Following the malfunction, passengers were forced to climb down from a height of nearly 200-feet.