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May 16, 2012

All Aboard the Failtrain: Video of Miami Airport People Mover Derailment

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Surveillance video shows the people mover leaning to its side after losing a wheel. (Photo by Miami International Airport, via CBS Miami)

Two people suffered minor injuries at Miami International Airport on Sunday when an airport people mover train derailed.

[see video below]

Surveillance video both onboard and outside show the second car of a two-car train lurch off the tracks as it switches from one track to another. The onboard angle shows passengers flying about the car, including a baby in a stroller.

An airport spokesman told CBS Miami that the accident was caused by a guide wheel falling off the train.

Ten other passengers did not report injuries.



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