Panav and Victoria Jha unexpectedly spent their wedding day locked in an elevator.
After the February 18 wedding ceremony, the couple and four family members went to their after-party on the 16th floor of the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bride and groom spend wedding day locked in elevator
While trapped between tales, the party experienced a narrative twist. The groom told CNN that the elevator doors stopped after five feet.
Then, the doors opened, revealing the concrete walls in front of and behind me. That’s weird.”
Luckily, the Charlotte Fire Department helped.
According to bride.com, the firemen said they get calls like this often, but this rescue was harder. “We did all the standard things you attempt on an elevator call, and none of the stuff was working,” says firefighter David Budd.
The crew utilised ropes to lift each passenger out of the elevator so they could depart for the fourth storey. Rescue 11’s captain said they “make it work” with the elevator repair crew but also have their own tools.
We gave them a fast seat. We connect them to our rope rigging system with a simple seat that loops around them “Capt. Steven Pritchard.
The visitor begged that firemen “bring my sister out next” after rescuing the first casualty. Two-and-a-half hours later, all six were recovered.
North Carolina firemen took a photo with the newlyweds and posted about the incident on Facebook.
Their social media message stated, “Mr and Mrs Jha, we hope today marks the start of a long and happy life together.”
The bride wears a lehenga with golden embroidery and the husband matches with a shirt.
Unfortunately, the newlyweds missed the after-party. However, Victoria was relieved she wasn’t alone. She said, “At least we spent it together.”
Panav agreed, saying it was a terrific tale to tell the couple’s children. I’ll tell my kids your mom was so gorgeous the fire department had to come.