- Associated Press - Monday, April 6, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carowinds amusement park isn’t saying why a roller coaster designed for children got stuck, stranding almost two dozen people more than 20 feet in the air.

Multiple media reports say the ride called the Flying Ace Aerial Chase stopped before 10 p.m. Saturday. No one was hurt.

Carowinds spokeswoman Laresa Thompson says the ride’s safety features shut it down if computers detect a glitch. Charlotte firefighters said about 20 children and adults were stuck about 20 feet in the air before park staff was able to get them down.

The Flying Ace Aerial Chase is the tallest ride in a section of the amusement park devoted to rides for smaller children.

The park reopened for the season last month.

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