AirMaxx360, Kingston upon Hull, Humberside, England, UK

A 21-year-old woman was ejected approximately 32 feet (10m) from her seat on the AirMaxx360 spinning ride at Hull Fair. She was hospitalized suffering a broken jaw, broken ribs, neck and abdomen wounds, after landing on a neighboring Sizzler ride. Source

Playball, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

A 29-year old ride attendant was hit and killed by the ride she was working on at the Potsdamer Volksfest. The Huss manufactured flipper ride unexpectedly started moving, slinging the woman from the moving deck off the side of the platform into a railing. Source (in German)

Quimera, La Feria Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico

Two men, aged 18 and 21, died when the wheel assembly of the last car came apart on the Schwarzkopf triple loop coaster, causing the car to fishtail and derail. At least two women were also injured. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a rider thrown from the car and other riders hit their heads as the flailing car was dragged around the track. Source

Deca Dance, Wijchen, Gelderland, Netherlands

Seven people were injured when a cart broke off the Breakdance ride at the Wijchen Kermis (fair). A 38-year-man and his son riding in the cart suffered the most serious injuries. The boy was ejected with a broken wrist, while his father ended up under the deck with multiple  fractures to both legs and a head injury. The father’s right leg had to be amputated. Source (in Dutch)

Log Flume, Castle Park, Riverside, California, USA

A family of three was thrown from the log flume ride when a pump malfunctioned, preventing the flow of water onto the track. The log descended from one of the drops and there wasn’t enough water to slow it down causing the log to overturn, ejecting the family. The mother was hospitalized in critical condition, while the father and 10-year-old son were treated for minor injuries. Source (w/video)