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Mighty Mouse (Wade Shows, Inc.)

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roller coaster
Mighty Mouse
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Wade Shows, Inc.
Location Travelling
Showman / operator Wade Shows, Inc.
Status Operating since 2014
Statistics
Manufacturer Zamperla
Type Steel - Spinning
Model / product Twister Coaster 420STD
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 900
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 62.3 feet × 137.8 feet
Height42.7 feet
Top speed29.1 mph
Length1,377.9 feet
Inversions0
Duration1:30
G-force2.5G
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Mighty Mouse is a steel spinning roller coaster travelling with Wade Shows, Inc.. It was previously located at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park where it operated under the name Opa until March 6, 2014, when a man fell from the ride.

Design[edit]

Trains[edit]

Single car trains. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 4 riders per car.

Incident[edit]

On March 6, 2014 a 64-year-old man fell nearly 20 feet from the ride and was airlifted to hospital with brain injuries and multiple bone fractures. The amusement park reopened the following day but Opa remained closed.[1]

In early April, it was announced that Opa would be removed from the park after an investigation found the ride to have four code violations.[2] The ride was purchased by Wade Shows, Inc.[3] and debuted in June 2014 after a new lighting package was installed.

References[edit]

  1. Grandfather in a coma after he fell 17 feet off a roller coaster and tumbled through the air 'like a rag doll' when safety bar failed - Mail Online
  2. UPDATE: Mt. Olympus roller coaster will be removed after accident - WKOW.com
  3. Wade Shows - Facebook