Disney animatronic loses its head during ride

By Ashley Carter, Attractions Insider
Last Updated: Monday, January 29, 2018, 3:07 PM EST

The Little Mermaid ride at Disney California Adventure became the stuff of nightmares over the weekend.

  • Animatronic Ursula's head falls off at Disney California Adventure
  • Guests posted video of head dangling off body
  • Another animatronic at Disneyland Paris also lost head

Children and adults riding Ariel’s Undersea Adventure were caught off guard when Ursula’s head fell off.

In a video posted online, the nearly headless villain continued to sing and dance while her head dangled off her body.

It’s unclear what caused the animatronic to lose its head.

Ursula wasn’t the only Disney animatronic to lose its head over the weekend.

The auctioneer animatronic on the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disneyland Paris also lost its head, according to photos shared on social media.

Poor unfortunate souls, indeed.

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