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Disney World Jungle Cruise Boat Sinks With Passengers On It

Disney World Jungle Cruise Boat Sinks With Passengers On It

A Jungle Cruise boat at Disney World sunk into the water with passengers on board!

The mid-ride incident happened at Magic Kingdom Park on Thursday (February 27) in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Witnesses posted footage on social media, showing passengers standing up inside the boat as water rose up around their legs.

Everyone on board was safely rescued, but later photos show the the boat almost totally submerged, with only its roof visible and one employee on board.

“Our boat on the jungle cruise sank today. Fun times! #wdw,” one person tweeted, adding, “The water in the boat was about a foot and half. Happened about noon. We went from floating to sunk in about a minute. Everyone was fine and we were rescued in about 20 minutes.”

“Imagine riding Jungle Cruise for the first time and thinking THIS IS PART OF THE RIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!” another person wrote. See another funny reaction below.

Employees called upon the Reedy Creek Fired Department to respond to the incident, People reports. The ride is now reopened.

Check out the teaser trailer and poster for the Jungle Cruise movie if you haven’t yet. It hits theaters on July 24!

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Credit: Jacqueline Nell; Photos: Getty
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