Insane Winds Threw Window Cleaners for a Terrifying Ride on the 91st Floor

By Casey Chan on at

Dear Lord. Cleaning the windows of skyscrapers is already a scary enough job, but cleaning them of the 91st floor of the 1600-foot tall Shanghai World Financial Centre while the wind violently throws around the scaffolding like some unhinged, unbuckled roller coaster swing? That is absolutely pants ruiningly terrifying.

The workers were thankfully rescued but had to ride out the terrifying winds for 15 minutes. I would have passed out in the first 15 seconds. Check out the video:

And here's the building they were cleaning. It's the 7th tallest building in the world (and a bottle opener for giants):

Crazy winds throw window cleaners for a scary swing ride on 91st floor


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