Crowd stabilizes out-of-control carnival ride at Michigan fair

Platform came loose from its anchors

Festival-goers in Michigan kept a carnival ride from falling over with people on board.

Heroes rushed over and grabbed onto the base of a loose, out-of-control swinging pendulum ride that swings people 50-feet into the air.

The platform appeared to have come loose from the posts that anchored it to the ground.

The crowd held it down until the ride slowly came to a stop and the passengers could safely get off

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