Accident involving a cable car at the Swiss mountain of Titlis

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An accident involving a cable car at the Swiss mountain of Titlis left several maintenance workers injured, police confirmed on Wednesday. The workers sustained injuries when one of the cables supporting the gondola snapped during routine repairs.

Police and rescue workers were deployed to the tourist resort, located 35 kilometers (22 miles) south of Lucerne.

Accident during the inspection of the Titlis cable car in Engelberg
A general view of the accident site closed off by the police after an accident during the inspection of the Titlis cable car between Engelberg and Stand, in Engelberg, Switzerland, 05 June 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE/URS FLUEELER

The gondola was out of public traffic when the accident took place.

Via DW

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