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Video: Circus Hair Hanging Stunt Gone Wrong

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    Courtesy for Rey Mena

      Eleven people have been taken to the hospital, at this time three of them are in critical condition, after the acrobats in the video below fall over thirty-five feet

      The act is one of the Ringling Brothers Circus brightest stars in the currently touring Legends show, where their "hairialists" hang like a human chandelier using only their hair.

      Currently the authorities are looking in to a snapped carabiner on the apparatus the aerialist use for the performance. The four to five inch clip was found in three pieces and even though it was rated to hold over ten-thousand pounds, as of right now they are estimating that it was only holding about fifteen-hundred pounds.

      Occupational Saftey and Helth Administartion (OSHA) is currently leading the investigation in to the accident.

      In the video below, you see a curtain dropping to reveal the acorbats hanging from a metal apparatus suspended in the air from above. Shortly after the currain drops the women fall... 

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