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Following the accident, merchandise and references to the Smiler were removed from the park. The fate of the ride was unknown until November 24, 2015, when [[Alton Towers]] announced that the accident was caused by human error and the ride would reopen in 2016.<ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32980354 Four seriously injured in Alton Towers crash - BBC News]</ref>
 
Following the accident, merchandise and references to the Smiler were removed from the park. The fate of the ride was unknown until November 24, 2015, when [[Alton Towers]] announced that the accident was caused by human error and the ride would reopen in 2016.<ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32980354 Four seriously injured in Alton Towers crash - BBC News]</ref>
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<ref>[http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/alton-towers-accident-theme-park-5828388 Alton Tower bosses considering scrapping Smiler after the accident - Daily Record]</ref> On March 19, 2016, the ride reopened after 9.5 months of closure. [[Merlin Entertainments]], operator of Alton Towers, was later fined £5 million for the accident on September 27, 2016.
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<ref>[http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/alton-towers-accident-theme-park-5828388 Alton Tower bosses considering scrapping Smiler after the accident - Daily Record]</ref> On March 19, 2016, the ride reopened after 9.5 months of closure. [[Merlin Entertainments]], operator of Alton Towers, was later fined £5 million for the accident.
  
 
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