Air hostess dies in accident at amusement park

Chennai: A 20-year-old air-hostess working for a private airline was Tuesday killed in a freak accident during an adventure ride at an amusement park in the city outskirts, police said.

The victim, a native of Nagaland, suffered head injuries when she was thrown off while taking a ride on the 'Giant Wheel', police said.

She was pronounced dead at a nearby private hospital where she was rushed.

The cause of death was being probed, police said, adding two persons, including the operator of the ride, were arrested.