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Luxor: Hotel Guest Injured In Elevator Shaft Fall

By Chuckmonster on Wednesday, 28th March 2012 8:57am
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See... we told you that Luxor was cursed. From the power blackout to the sinking foundations to the cracking steel structure, to the recent death of a hotel guest caused by an outbreak of Legionairre's disease... the sun isn't shining over The Pyramid.

The latest episode of weirdness comes from 8 News Now, who report that a Nellis Air Force Base employee is in critical condition after a fistfight sent him flying through an elevator hoistway door and 20 feet down an elevator shaft.

Cursed! Perhaps it is because Luxor is muslim?

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Comments & Discussion:

Wow.....that is bizzare. Why would the elevator even have a door that can swing back?

Since I'm here while this is developing...(and looking for real estate...thanks Twitter friends...)...

The word on the local news is that the airman got in an altercation with another airman, in which he was shoved up against the elevator door. This caused a "safety system" to engage in which the elevator doors opened as designed to in an "emergency situation."

I have designed quite a few hoist ways in my time, not to mention spec out a few elevators, and I don't ever recall that being a selling point of any elevator operating system. As a matter of fact those doors aren't designed to release unless a special key is used on the exterior door (look for a little hole on the door near the top) or some other electric access device is used to activate the door.

I smell a lawsuit. Not much longer until this place begins to serve the actual purpose its design evokes.

Ironically enough I once fell in Luxor and injured my shaft...

If he fell down the elevator shaft, wouldn't he have fell diagonally? You know....cause its a pyramid?

Wow, first legionnaires, now this? Luxor's resort fee should include a life insurance plan.

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