Fair-goers were left stranded high in the air for about an hour after one the rides at Boston May Fair suffered a breakdown yesterday (Monday).
Officials at Boston Borough Council have confirmed the Sky Swing had to be manually lowered to the ground following the malfunction.
A spokesman said: “Although this presented no danger it did leave riders stranded high in the air for about an hour before they could be manually lowered.
“All were seen by a medical team when they reached the ground and given water.
“There were no ill effects.”
According to the authority spokesman all those affected were given a refund by the ride operators.
The spokesman added: “Boston Borough Council will continue to work closely with ride operators to ensure the safety of the public who attend the Fair.”
No further details at this time.