Booster, Fete des Loges, Paris, France

A gondola broke loose from the swinging arm and crashed to the ground. A father and son were killed instantly, while another two people were seriously injured.

Polar Express, Coney Island, NY, USA

A 15-year-old girl was thrown from the circular ride and sustained injuries from rolling down a hill.

Octupus, Six Flags America, USA

A 4-year-old girl fell four foot from the ride when she stood up, sustaining minor injuries.