Well, it seems I have spoken just a moment too soon. At least no one was hurt, apparently. There’s not a lot of news on the accident, but it seems as though it was the design and a rigged piece of gear that failed.
In Lages, Brazil, a truss component of a stage design fell last night onto the stage deck – from the article at Porto Menina:
Lages / SC – The Central Committee Organizing (CCO) of the 25th National Party Pinion reports that the unforeseen event that occurred yesterday afternoon Tuesday (27) at about 16:30, involving the Stage National solved ASAP not affecting the show Alexandre Pires and SPC.
The problem was the breaking of a part of the column structure lighting, when changing the map of light needed to show the SPC, remembering that each show has a different map.
Also said that the show just happened in To Thwart National Stage from 22:30, as scheduled.
More news as I can find it on this accident — but I guess we have to count one for the disaster pile.
Thanks to Mike Mallinson for this one. The original article is here.
Yep Jim, fortunately no casualties. Even for us here in Brasil there is very little if any info about, as it has happened in a small country side town. All i know is that they took all apart, found the problem and got it back up and running, the show happened with no incidents.
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