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Why Movies Are Wrong About Elevator Free Falls - Cheddar Explains



In practically every action movie, there’s a scene where an elevator cable snaps and the car goes shooting down the shaft. But that almost never happens. In fact, no one has died from a free fall in a modern elevator. So why so safe? The answer lies in a 150-year-old design feature.

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