Sky Ride, Winter Wonderland, Cardiff, UK

High winds caused the seats on this travelling Star Flyer type ride to crash into each other. Nobody was hurt in the incident. Source

Grand National, Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, UK

A 58-year-old man was left paralysed after breaking his neck during a ride on the historic wooden coaster. Source

The Ultimate, Lightwater Valley, UK

The coaster struck and decapitated a deer near the track covering riders in blood. No one was injured. Source

Spinning Barrels, Holiday Park, Germany

An 11-year-old girl fell onto the ride platform and was crushed to death. Source

Joker’s Jinx, Six Flags America, Maryland, USA

The coaster valleyed stranding 24 passengers for five hours. The riders were given umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun. Some suffered from dehydration, but there were no major injuries. Source

oker's Jinx Six Flags America Maryland Accident
Rescuers free stranded passengers.

Star Flyer, T In The Park Festival, Balado, UK

The ride was emergency stopped by operators. The sudden stop appears to have been the source of the reported injuries and 15 people were treated on site for minor injuries. One other was transferred to hospital, but was later released. Source

Skyhawk, Cedar Point, Ohio, USA

Two riders suffered minor injuries on the screaming swing when a cable snapped and came in contact with the two park guests. Source

Inferno, Terra Mitica, Benidorm, Spain

An 18-year-old man died when he was flung from the rotating coaster seats after the restraints opened during the ride. Source

Ninja, Six Flags Magic Mountain, California, USA

Four riders were injured when a pine tree fell onto the suspended coaster’s track and caused the train to derail. Source

Ninja Six Flags Magic Mountain California Accident
Rescuers assess damage before freeing stranded passengers.

Opa, Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, Wisconsin, USA

A 63-year-old man fell from the indoor wild mouse coaster and suffered head trauma that left him in a coma at the hospital for three weeks. Poor park maintenance and employee training were cited as the contributing factors for the incident. The coaster was removed and sold shortly thereafter. Source