Skyfall, La Feria, San Juan, Puerto Rico

A 59-year-old carnival worker died, when he was struck by the Kamikaze pendulum ride he was operating. The employee with over 30 years experience in the industry, apparently slipped while trying to retrieve an object a passenger dropped. Source

Mt. Olympus, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA

A 16-year-old boy was killed when he fell about 35 feet (10.6m) while attempting to sled down one of the closed off snow-covered water slides at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park. Source

Thunder River Rapids, Dreamworld, Queensland, Australia

Four people, one woman and three men aged 32-42 years old, were killed when a river rapids raft flipped over on the loading platform. When an empty raft got stuck in the station, a conveyor belt malfunction forced the returning raft onto the one ahead and tipped it over.  Source

Thunder River Rapids Dreamworld Accident
Investigators at the scene of the accident.

Top Spin, Jinnah Amusement Park, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

One man died and nearly a dozen riders were injured when a whole row of harnesses came open on a locally built Top Spin style ride. Source

Rollo Coaster, Idlewild & Soakzone, Pennsylvania, USA

A three-year-old boy suffered head trauma when he was ejected from the wooden coaster on the last curve and fell 12 feet (3.7m) to the ground. Source

Ferris Wheel, Greene County Fair, Tennessee, USA

Three girls, ages 6, 10 and 16, were injured when their gondola overturned and they fell 30 feet (9m) to the ground. The youngest suffered a traumatic brain injury. Source

Ferris Wheel, Greene County Fair Accident
Law enforcement gather around the Ferris wheel, which had damaged rivets.

Verruckt, Schlitterbahn Water Park, Kansas, USA

A 10-year-old boy died when he was decapitated after being ejected from his raft on the world’s tallest water slide. Source

 Verruckt Schlitterbahn Water Park Accident
Emergency workers at the scene of the accident.

SuperShot, Frederick County Fair, Virginia, USA

A 47-year-old woman suffered several injuries when she fell 40 feet (12m) to the ground after her seat detached when a cable snapped. Source

Fly-O-Plane, Lake Winnepesaukah, Georgia, USA

Two 9-year-old boys fell off the ride, with one suffering a broken shoulder, leg and pelvis. Source

Oakland Amusement Park, Enugu, Nigeria

Two girls, age 5 & 8, died when they tried to get off the park’s Tea Cup ride while it was operating. Source