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Magic carpet malfunctions at Disney’s Aladdin show in Anaheim

September 26, 2011 | 12:01 pm

Magic carpet malfunctions at Disney's Aladdin

Cast members of "Disney's Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular" show at California Adventure had quite a scare Sunday after the magic carpet malfunctioned, leaving Aladdin and Jasmine hanging by their harnesses.

Parkgoers quickly took to Twitter on Sunday afternoon to spread the news.

Actors playing Aladdin and Jasmine, equipped with harnesses, were riding over the audience during the 4:45 p.m. show Sunday when the mishap occurred.

According to reports, the show was halted and audience members were quickly evacuated as crew members worked to fix the carpet.

No injuries were reported.

"Long story short, at CA Adv, the Aladdin show, when they fly on the magic carpet it flipped over and they were just hanging," Twitter user hahamanda said.

Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown confirmed that there was a malfunction during Sunday's 4:45 p.m. show.

"As is our safety practice, both performers were harnessed and they were uninjured," Brown said.


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Photo: The magic carpet malfunctioned during the live show "Disney's Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular" at Disney's California Adventure on Sunday. Credit: Ken Howard / Disneyland Resort