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Season 1

This half hour Discovery Channel series real features footage seen many times before on shows like Real TV or Shockwave, but does feature some new things like declassified military footage. Hosted by former NFL player Ron Pitts.

Season 1 (2008-09)

# Description
101 Chesapeake Bay - a  Navy Skyhawk crashes during a bomb test. The pilot jumps out of his plane just moments before it crashes/Portland, OR - two men attempt to save their lives and outrun a large mudslide in a truck/French cyclist tries to set a land speed record on a volcano and wipes out bad/A Danish windmill goes out of control and rips apart/Operation Credible Sport 10/80 - Iran hostage rescue turns into a C-130 crash/Iowa - tornado that hits a bank/AL - cars are sent into the air by a tornado that hits a parking lot/WI - a helicopter crashes after carrying an air condition from a roof/Bristol, VA - a tanker truck fire is caught on tape by a police dashboard camera. #101. 8/21/08
102 Bakersfield, CA - a speedboat hits the shore, flies over a hill onto a road/Puget Sound, WA 1938 - footage of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge "Galloping Gertie" being built & 11/7/40 footage of it's collapse/Ontario, Canada - boat crashes into a canal bridge and catches fire/Okinawa, Japan - China Air flight catches fire on the tarmac and has to be evacuated/Zambranma, Iraq - an Al Quida torture compound is blown up by a US missile strike/Guam 2/23/08 - a B2 Bomber crashes on takeoff and is destroyed/2004 - a tornado rips the roof off a house and has damaging hail. Stormchaser Alex Tyler builds screens for his car to protect them from hail and an F5 drops baseball sized hail on them and still breaks windows/Turkey - a munitions factory is blown up by terrorists and is completely leveled. #102. 8/21/08
103 Oxnard, CA - train hits an 18 wheeler/Iksan, South Korea - fire at a propane filling station/Mountain Home, UN - Thunderbirds pilot Chris Strickland crashes at an airshow/Baltimore, MD - stealth fighter crash/Henderson, NV - Pepcon rocket fuel plant fire/Manila, Philippines - 8 story building comes off foundation and collapses/David Ferguson crashes his speedboat 8/02 and 2 years later he crashes in San Diego and his wife curses him out saying no more/St. George, UY 1/05 - Santa Clara river overflows and eats up house #103. 8/28/08
104 Taiwan - a styrene tanker truck explodes/Cape Canaveral, FL - A delta 2 rocket explodes/Krystzgstan - a film crew's helicopter crashes from being overweight/Moreton Island, Australia - the Enterprise freighter is sunk to make a reef but explodes and causes injuries/Fullerton, CA - Air Day plane crash/ Assisi, Italy 9/97 - An earthquake destroys St. Francis Church's roof/Oklahoma - a tornado devastates pig farm buildings/Oklahoma - a tornado hits El Reno airport/Hawaii - Hurricane Iniki. 9/4/08
105 Dallas, TX - acetylene factory fire launches tanks onto the road/Prince George, British Columbia - at the Sandburst Games downhill race a couch crashes with 3 people/New Providence, IO - new water tower collapses/Murdoch, IL - railway car with gas derails, explodes & burns for 3 days/Phoenix, AZ - stolen dump truck chase and crash/Wailua, HI - Tiny lifts a helicopter off his friend Steve/Mexico City, Mexico - a tanker truck explodes after hitting a train/Mojave Desert, CA - Ron Cook tries to set a speed record on motorcycle and wipes out/Nagasaki, Japan - a typhoon blows a building past a hotel where tourists are. 9/18/08
106 Cranesville, NY - the fire department trains and starts a house on fire and it blows up on them/Weatherford, TX 10/8/05 - police chase ends in 120mph head on crash/Plymouth, England - Jim's King of Shaves raceboat crash/Three Rivers, TX - gas dire tank explosion/Thinan, Taiwan - rescue training helicopter crashes into water/1970s Nuclear Flask crash test footage/La Paz, Bolivia - domestic call with a rigged propane trap that blows the house up around police/Sevastopol, Ukraine - Russian military plane crashes on takeoff because of a bird that went into the engine. 9/25/08
107 UK 7/24/93 - at the 75th airshow a pair of MIG 29s collide/Chandler, AZ - a speedboat crashes into a shore and flies onto powerlines/Manchester, England - an Arndale van loaded with 3300 pounds of explosives is detonated in the center of town/Florence, OR 11/70 - Paul Linman reports on the blowing up of a whale carcass/St. Paul, MN - I94 van fire blevi explosion fireballs across traffic/Caruso Gorge, CA - Miles Todd mountain bikes and falls 150 feet down a cliff/NASA 1984 - Boeing airplane crash test/Las Vegas, NV 1/1/68- Evel Knievel Caesar's fountain crash/Wembley, England - Evel's 13 bus jump crash/Albuquerque, NM - Smokey the Bear hot air balloon hits a radio tower. 10/2/08
108 Ethiopia 1991 - terrorists blow up an ammo depot killing 100/Hagerstown, MD - during a race Gary Stewart is bumped into a corner guard rail and badly wrecked/Paris France 1989 airshow Russian MIG crash/San Francisco, CA - a mansion is swallowed up by a sinkhole caused by a sewer break/Wilkesboro, NC - an SUV crashes through a diner knocking a man into the counter/Granby, CO 6/5/04 - Marvin Heemeyer in the Killdozer/TX 5/5/00 - a cop pulls over a lady and warns her to stand back so she doesn't get hit, then her car gets hit/Texas City, TX 4/16/47 - a boat with ammonium nitrate explodes killing 581 in the largest industrial accident in US history. 10/9/08
109 Fairfield, UT - a British helicopter does a loop at an airshow and crashes/Swedish Air Force JAS39 Saab test flight crashes on landing and rolls/Stockholm 4 years later - the same pilot is at an air show in the same plane and it crashes and explodes/Dakota Co. MN 7/11/08 - a cop stops a car and an SUV smashes into it and flips over/Sacramento, CA - during a jet car race Dennis Gisua's chute doesn't open, he crashes and explodes in front of Neil Hanson. He was in recovery for 2 years/Paris, CA - skydivers try to set a record and their DC3 catches fire on takeoff/Marshall Islands 1954 - Castle Bravo atomic bomb test explosion is 62 miles wide and leaves a 1.2 mile crater/Comoros Islands - a hijacked Egyptian plane crashes into the ocean by a resort/Kiluweia, HI 1986 - a lava flow takes out a town. 10/16/08
110 Kolding, Denmark - fireworks factory fire & explosions/International Hot Boat Race - Super Dave crashes/Norway - Hans Lange jumps from a cliff in a wing suit and gets tuck 20 feet up in a tree/Milwaukee, WI - Brewer's Stadium crane collapses which building the new roof/Morrisburg, Ontario 9/25/76 - Ken Carter rocket car jump/Poland - a dance troupe's tour bus is hit by a tornado/Albuquerque, NM 1984 - hot air balloon hits a powerline/Guam 8/92 - Typhoon Omar hits. 10/23/08
111 San Diego, CA 5/27/95 - a man steals an army tank and runs over cars then is killed/Gerdez, Albania - 90,000 tons of ammunition explode causing chaos/Melbourne, Australia - at a drag race Keith Agis crashes into Darren Carster/Lakehurst 1937 - the crash of the Hindenburg dirigible/Lakehurst Heliostat crash/Mexico - soap opera star helicopter crash during a stunt/Taiwan 3/02 - two cranes fall 50 stories from the Taipei International Center during an earthquake/Imperial Sand Dunes, CA - Trevor Thomas does a double jump with his quad ATV crashing into another ATV/Salinas, CA 10/3/99 - Wayne Handley crashes his plane into the ground at an airshow. 10/30/08
112 Sewan River, FL - Hank Hogan wipes out his speedboat at 140 mph and is thrown across the water/Russia 10/5/91 - a Soviet F41 VTOL plane explodes when landing on a carrier/Russia 1992 - two F38 fighters hover over a runway and 1 crashes/Salt Lake City, UT 12/13/03 - a van hits ice and crashes into the median, a band coming in the other direction crashes into it and their equipment goes flying/Ukraine - a sinkhole eats 144 apartments/Pontiac Lake, MI - a plane crashes into a lake and fishermen rescue the passengers/Jacksonville, FL 2007 - T2 Laboratories explodes in a massive fireball/Lake Michigan - during a search a boat not looking crashes into a Coast Guard Cutter and after have no idea what happened/Antelope Valley, CA 1995 - NASA X31 fighter goes out of control and crashes. 11/6/08
113 Santiago, Chile - industrial plastics factory fire spews shrapnel/Ridger Mountain Range, MT - Nick & Mike film their skiing and start an avalanche that buries them/Isle of Man - TT Milky Quayle motorcycle crash/St. Petersburg, Russia - 9 story apartment building fire and building collapse/Phoenix, AZ - pylon airplane racing WWII Corsair crash/Los Angeles, CA - 405 freeway chain of accidents filmed by Paul Anderic/Cape Canaveral, FL - Titan 4 rocket goes off course and is blown up/Arches National Park, UT - SUV coming down Lion's Back rock crashes off the side/Nantucket Island 12/92 - a Noreaster storm called Dewitt Smith's house away. 12/11/08
114 Melbourne, Australia - Calder park - O'Brien's stock car crashes and flips 14 times/British Columbia, Canada - Big Dawg Shootout snowmobile hill climb Tim McGregor's crash/Oleiros, Spain - Virgin Mary Festival launches a paper balloon that catches fire/Bluehill, NE - during a high school football game a gyroplane crashes into bystanders/Oklahoma City, OK - a hotel fire causes the roof to collapse on 3 firemen. One was almost buried, all were unhurt/Sacramento, CA - DJ Reid's 68 Camero is driven by Greg into a wall at 100 mph/Ft. Hall, ID 10/4/05 - cops set up spikes and a fleeing van crashes into a police car trying to miss them/Belfast, Ireland 9/1/86 - 70-year-old pilot Ken Wallace crashes his gyrocopter/South Dakota 6/03 - Reid Timmer and friends film an F4 tornado and homes are destroyed by the 260 mph winds. 12/18/08
115 Chicago, IL - a freight train smashes into an 18 wheeler/Del Mar, CA 7/4/01 - Bubba Blackwell motorcycle jump ends badly/Bakersfield, CA - Bill Burch 1941 drag race crash/Paris, TX - a four-story furniture warehouse collapses in a fire/Mt Hood, OR - a helicopter crashes on a mountain top after rescuing trapped climbers/India - a large building falls off its foundation into the street/Maple Heights, OH - methane gas line explodes into a fire/Wentworth Valley, Nova Scotia - the Dix house is carried off in a flood crashes into the Wallace bridge/Wilmington, NC - a crew putting up a civil war monument tips there crane over into powerlines. #115. 1/5/09
116 Mexico - Baja 500 run - saboteurs makes a hole in the course and a white truck hits it and is launched and flips/Denver, CO - window-washing platform smashes into a building, breaks and strands 2 men who have to be rescued by firemen/Fernandez gets pulled by a truck while on a bike to take a ramp jump onto the roof of a house and hits the side of it/Florida 8/13/05 - Hurricane Charlie hits Punta Gordo/Schenectady, NY Airshow - Canadian Sea King shopper crashes/France - Explosions follow a commuter train that crashes into a propane truck/Chicago, IL - black ice causes an accident and a police car on scene is smashed by a DWI/Rockford, IL - trailer crash racing. 1/12/09
117 Las Vegas, NV - at Pro Flame, a propane plant truck unloading starts a fire, then the fire spreads to the neighboring Amerigas plant. Explosions send fire 150 feet in the air. The fires burn 21 hours, tanks blew everywhere and caused $4-5 million in damage. Woodward, IO - a man films an F2 tornado coming right at his house, it hits his neighborís house, goes by his house and takes out the house behind him. They run over and a woman and her dog are inside and need help. Hollister Hills Park, CA - Paul and friends go offroading and up truck hill. Halfway up he loses it, goes backwards and flips over 3 times down the hill. His friends think heís dead, but all 4 of them are able to walk out. His $7000 truck is a loss. Burke County, NC 7/24/98 - huge traffic jam causes cars to use on ramps to get off. A tanker truck hits a bridge, it catches fire and the steel bridge collapses on the truck and it explodes killing the driver. Marble Falls, TX - Lakefest Nationals dragboat racing. Todd wins the race, then loses it, flips over, bounces and shreds apart. He is fished out of the capsule and he is OK. Moscow, Russia 05 - in a 1.4 mile long car tunnel under the river there is ice from a ceiling leak and a jointed bus wipes out, fishtails and hits the wall. A blue car hits the wall and flips over then two box trucks smash into each other Twin Falls, ID - Flying Mike Brown (36) does a motorcycle jump in grass where he loses traction and hits the ramp, but doesnít make it and goes off the back of the bike and under a trailer and is in a coma for 5 weeks. San Francisco, CA - the fishing boat contender takes on water and starts sinking. The boat is full of people hanging on to the last second as boats come up to rescue them. Itís 50 degree water that is rough and spreads them around. They are all fished out except for 1, the boat was $150,000. 1/26/09
118 Texarkana, AR 10/15/05 - a freight train derails and police go to the scene. The cop smells chemicals and backs up. Then an explosion occurs and soon night turns into day ahead of him as everything catches fire where he was. Then electrical power blows out. The next day the railyard is on fire, cars are burned up and a couple houses were destroyed. A tanker car with liquid propane crashed and burned. PCH, CA 10/02 - Paul MacDonald rides his motorcycle from San Francisco to LA. He swings both legs to one side while doing a wheelie, goes into a wobble and slams into a parked car and heís hit and spins down the road. He broke his back. Lexington, OH - Gears Classic Mid Ohio course - Joey #21 goes into the grass, hits a mound that launches him and he tumbles end over end hits the fence. He is able to walk away. NM Desert 1988 - scientists from the US and Japan crash an F4 jet into a concrete wall to test it. The jet is on a track powered by rockets and slams into it to learn how to make better structures. San Jose, CA - a large homeless shelter catches fire. Firemen work on it inside and out, then an entire wall collapses and pins a man underneath. Those outside were safe, no one was inside, the buried man was OK. 120 miles off VA 11/98 - USS Enterprise launches Prowlers and Vikings all day and night. A Prowler lands at night and crashes into a Viking and both explode into a huge fireball on deck. The prowler goes over the side killing 4. Sherman Reservoir, CO - a group of friends go out and party. A modified Jeep goes up a steep hill and a wheel goes over the side, he tries to back up off, then flips over and over down the hill. The driver walks away. Port of Jerichco - ferries dock during heavy surf and the floating pier gets covered in water. Everyone is evacuated, then the entire pier flips over and sinks. It was on ballast tanks and one ruptured. 1/26/09
119 Mulhouse, France 1988 - Airbus demonstration flight with 130 on board. It loses lift above the runway, goes into trees and explodes killing 3. Watkins Glen, NY - grand am racecar series continues in a storm. One loses it on a turn and hits a foam wall, then one after another slam into each other and the wall at 65mph. Two cars are destroyed. Aniva Bay, Sakhalin, Russia - MI14 sea and land helicopter exercise. One hits the water hard, takes water and canít get lift. It nosedives and the blades rip off. Julian, NC - Piedmont Dragway Powerjam. At night Donny revvs his engine so hard it explodes. He pulled the safety too soon and the nitrous detonated and he climbed out of the inferno. Montreal, Canada - a 2 floor brick building is engulfed in fire and firemen back off and the front collapses. Right before the chief had the ladder truck back off. It takes hours to put it out. It was a welding torch that started it. Manchester, SD - stormchasers drop probes in front of an F4 tornado. It takes out a farmhouse and buildings. It was a record 100 millibar drop. Red Bluff, CA 5/07 - nitro nationals dragboat racing. Problem Child has trouble in a trial and they replace a prop. In the next race, it bounces, rolls and goes right over the other boat. Ishimaruís capsule is ripped off and sent flying. Heís fished out with a broken back. Hwy29 - Rob Stewart rides the 318 twist & turn, 11 mile highway on his motorcycle in TN and NC Smokey Mountains - the tail of the dragon. He passes a slow bike and hits a car head on while making a turn. The bike is a loss. 2/2/09
120 Fort Worth, TX - chemical storage facility fire. Huge drums explode and launch 100s of feet. Smoke can be seen for 30 miles. EPA says to let it go and it burns for 4 Ĺ hours. Methanol was being unloaded and a spark ignited it. Rantual, IL - Tim Bernard does over 10,000 skydives and has to be extreme about them. He jumps 13,000 feet and tries to go through large open hanger doors. He wants it all on tape if he crashes. His chute catches the door on the way in at 65mph and slams him to the ground breaking his hip. Dodge City, KS - Brain Carson does stunts. He jumps 126 feet in his car and lands upside-down on junk cars breaking his arm. Charlotte, NC - He wants to jump 250 feet over flatbeds and land on a pile of cars. He drops his suspension, lands on a fire cannon and flips over and over. It takes a crowd over 30 minutes to get him out. OK 8/08 - 110 car train derails and catches fire. Oil tankers explode in huge mushroom clouds. It takes 5 hours to get a hazmat team in to start to put it out. Las Vegas, NV - Seth Enslow jumps his motorcycle over 70 bikes. His Honda CR250 breaks in half on landing and heís thrown skidding along. Fonda Speedway, NY - Johnny #61 is clipped, flips over and over and lands upside down on the wall, then explodes. He rolls out on fire. It takes over 8 minutes to put the car out. Fountain Valley, CA - gas balloon festival. One gets lift early and crashes into a building spilling the pilot out. The student is alone in the ripped up balloon as it flies off. Carbon Co. PA Rt 93 - a runaway truck ramp is filmed by the news because it is so dangerous. Then a truck hits rocks fast, flips over, rips apart and the driver comes out bloody. Years later they remade the ramp. 2/2/09
121 Fuji Speedway, Japan - Le mans race in the pouring rain. The pace car goes too fast, causes Senako to spin out, crash hard, then Tetsuyo Otta plows into him and explodes. The car drives on fire and is put out. He is badly injured and retires. Oakland, CA - a security camera shakes and is turned to find a gas tanker plowed into the freeway. The upper level just melts away and collapses. It takes 26 days to repair. Sudefeld, Germany - Jurgen drives a motorcycle on mountain roads. He loses it and plows into a rock wall and is thrown. Bocaue, Philippines - for New Yearís people buy fireworks, then a stand catches fire and blows up. It ignites 10 nearby stands and shoots rockets. It was a cigarette. Wilbur, NE - stormchasers find a tornado so huge they run from and a small one goes around it. They find an empty building and run in. The front of the building came off and smashed their car. It was an F4 2 Ĺ miles wide, a record. Malta - annual grand prix plane race over water. Eddie Gagan & Varga collide and go down. Eddie was able to eject, Varga died. Chandler, AZ - world boat finals. James Ray wins, but the boat flips, shreds and spits the capsule out. He broke his back again. Sagu Dock, Turkey 8/07 - rivers overflow and take out the municipal building in a pile. 70% of the area was covered in water. 2/9/09
122 Toronto, Canada - Sunrise Industrial Gases factory catches fire and explodes into massive fireballs. A shockwave can be felt for 10 miles. Fiery metal is launched, I401 is shut down, people are evacuated. 5000 homes are damaged, 2 are killed. It was an illegal propane transfer that started it. Bellaire, TX 10/15/14 - a drunk Mexican goes on a rampage in an 18 wheeler. He hits traffic and pushes everyone out of the way. They use spikes and guns to take the truck out. Cheshire, England - Oldtown park circuit British GT Championship racing. Hunter Abbot goes to miss a car, clips it, plows into the rail, starts flipping, shredding and then it explodes. He rolls out on fire and has only minor injuries. Pampa, TX - Sgt. Randy Stubblefield films a large tornado forming that comes down. Itís a massive F4 that rips up buildings and goes across town. 43 houses are leveled costing $20 million. Russian M12 helicopter does maneuvers at an airshow, slams into the ground and the blades fly off, then it explodes. North Flack, NE - a warehouse catches fire and a train goes right by it. Then propane tanks explode and the whole thing is leveled. Waterford, CT 7/8 - stock car race at the speedbowl. Jay Losniak races, a couple cars hit and he is launched over them and flips. His mom Jean films it and runs down. Jay is able to walk out. Motevideo, Uruguay - high speed boat racing. One boat loses control and slams right into the judges boat smashing it in half. Both sink fast and everyone goes in the water. 2/16/09
123 Mission Bay San Diego, CA - Mark W races a hydro fuel dragboat in a test. He flips it and it rips apart in 2 seconds. He opens the capsule and it takes on water, he spins over trapped, but divers get him out. WI 8/18/05 - 28 tornadoes hit in 1 day. Stauntaun - Cops and civilians film from all over. One goes down, up and then down again. Then an F3 hits the farm across the street. Mechanicsburg, PA - Williamsgrove speedway sprint car race. Scott Zeller #21 clips #88, then cartwheels off the track, over the cameraman, across a yard and into a metal fence. The cameraman was knocked out by a tire. Waegingen, Netherlands - a 16 floor college dorm catches fire from lightning. The roof shoots flames and explodes. Because of construction they had gas generators up there that blew. KY 2/13/07 - Ofc Bill Allen goes to an accident call in the ice. The police car is hit and spunout. A woman calls 911 about her wiping out nearby. Then a semi loses it and hits a red car and slams it into the police car. AZ desert - 1960s Douglas DC7 is intentionally crashed by the FAA for a test. It hits at 180 mph and it shredded in 5 seconds. Dubai - 400 mile endurance race. A man films a yellow landrover truck hit a bump, launching into the air and into the cameraman. They are battered, but not killed. El Salvador - Hurricane Stan dumps rain for 5 days. Roads are washed away, trees and power go down. 75% of crops are ruined in 700 mud slides. 2/16/09
124 Tacoma, WA 10/6/07 - a propane truck unloads into a storage tank. It starts to leak and smoke covers the area. Then the truck catches fire spewing up to the freeway. 8000 gallons explode destroying the area. Firemen put it out and find the driver who died later. Marble Falls, TX - Todd Odom races top fuel hydro Spirit of Texas, the boat then rips to pieces and his capsule is thrown free. His blast plate came off and lost stability. Cornwall, England - Matt Kangaroo Kid Coulter from Australia jumps a riverboat on an ATV. He hits the top of it and is thrown into the river. A year later he does it again with faster ATV and longer ramp, canít miss. He hits so hard and is thrown. He rips out every ligament in his knee and loses feeling. Howick Falls, South Africa - Jeff Corlis basejumps from anything he can around the world. He jumps from atop the falls, pulls his chute and is blown into the falls, heís knocked around, broken and attacked by crabs. He spends a month in the hospital with broken ribs and feet. Gilong, Australia - a DJ and 2 others ride in a Huey 300 helicopter around the water. He goes to land on Cunningham Pier and a downdraft knocks them in the water. All make it out. Santa Fe, Argentina - a bus hits a car and goes over a bridge into a river. They use a large crane to pull it out, but itís too heavy and the crane goes over too. Glamis Sand Dunes, CA - Seth Enslow is a motocross bike jumper. He takes a jump and lands in a crowd of people when he doesnít get enough height. Heís fine, bike is not. Crescent City, IL 6/21/70 - the first propane train disaster. A car derails, catches fire, then blows up. A second explosion launches a car into a house. They let it burn 56 hours. It destroys much of the town. 2/23/09
125 Netherlands - a fireworks warehouse catches fire and people fill the streets to watch. Then the fireworks erupt and people start running for it. The whole thing detonates, breaks glass and smashes nearby buildings. A second bigger explosion throws the cameraman. The entire area is leveled, 400 houses were damaged. Santa Inez, CA - Dan Pastor makes a 200 foot jump for his motocross bike. He goes too fast, lands too far and the bike breaks on impact and heís thrown. His face is bloody, broke his pelvis, back, ribs, jaw and is airlifted out. A year later he makes the jump safely. Needles, CA - Paul Curry soups up his raceboat, takes it on the river and launches, slams down and heís thrown 25 feet across the river as his boat sinks. He floats by yelling about his back. He broke 4 ribs and punctured his lung. All he could save was the engine. Claremont Speedway, Australia - Darren Holswitch races sprint cars on a dirt track. On a turn he is bumped, he flips 5 times and gets stuck on the fence up in the air as gas pours out. They yank him out and soon after the car explodes. He damages his eye. 2/23/09
126 Russian Cosmodrome - Soyez rocket with Photo satellite nighttime launch. 29 seconds later it falls to earth in a massive explosion. Something got into an intake pipe and all engines shut down. $16 million down. Flagler Beach, FL 12/97 - men work on an 800 foot pier damaged in a storm the year before. Storms hit the pier for 8 days and 20 foot waves hit their crane, then 90 feet from the end are ripped off and float away. Alton Park, England - a GT race is hit by huge rain. Some put on rain tires, but there is little visibility. Cars skid offroad, fall apart and die. #8 wipes out and #9 plows into it. Track workers go out and then another car hits them. Then another car slams into them before they call it. A million dollars in cars are wrecked. San Bernardino Co. CA - Seth Enslow wants to set a record 275 foot jump on his motorcycle. Wind makes him go too far, he tries to slow down, misses the ramp, slams his face into the handlebars and shatters an eye socket. Boise, ID 1998 - Chris Shivers (19) at the bull riding blowout rides Shorty the bull. It throws him, then slams into him on the ground knocking him out. It comes back and hits him again. Mediterranean Sea 11/51 - Duncan flies a F9F2 Panther on a test to land on the USS Midway aircraft carrier. He lands, goes around, then hits the edge of the deck and explodes. He survives with burns. Virgin, UT - James Wolken rides a BMX bike doing jumps. He tries to jump 35 feet over a SUV and hits the other wall and falls onto the SUV and the bike breaks. Netherlands - biomass energy plant overheats and firemen arrive. The cooling system falls and pressure is releasing. Smoke pours out and turns black, then the whole building explodes. An oil leak made it fail. 3/2/09
127 Buenos Aires, Argentina - an 18 wheeler on an overpass loses control after going too fast. He hits the wall and the entire cargo of lemons falls to the street below sending people running. Bluemenau, Brazil 11/08 - 35 inches of rain falls and mudslides rip up the countryside. A house falls down a hill and wipes out another house. Then mud covers it and more houses nearby are taken out on Herman Hoosier street. Tampa, FL - Steve and 4 guys bungee jump at once on the skyway bridge. Jeff Sargent goes at the last second. The rope snaps and they all smash into the water. Two boats yank them out with broken necks and collarbones. They also were arrested. Lions Head Peak, MT - Trennis Bear and friends ride their snowmobiles up the mountain, then he starts an avalanche and races it to the bottom. A year later they do it again in the same spot and the same thing happens again, this time heís launched and tumbles 1000 feet down in the snow. They find him and dig it out. Bath, England - Caterham race. Car #66 wipes out and flies through the air into a wall. Rialto, CA - 5th annual desert jump championship. Chad Walton hits a ramp, his truck drops and flips 3 times, then explodes. He is yanked out, losing the competition for not driving away. Farnborough, England - at the airshow a 1980 Buffalo helicopter lands too hard, it explodes and the wings break off, a propeller hits a car. Both pilots walk away. Dallas, TX - an 18 wheeler wipes out and crews work on it. A helicopter on scene catches an 18 wheeler on the other side of the road crash, hitting a van and then exploding. The axle rips off and the passenger is thrown out. 3/2/09
128 Edison, NJ - an asphalt plant gasline catches fire next to the Durham Woods apartments. They are told to evacuate, then the line explodes. John records it and tries to escape. A backhoe damaged it and it finally ruptured. It makes a 75 foot crater, 8 buildings are gone. Peekskill, NY - the town is moving a 118 year old fire house to expand the road and make it into a museum across town. An end starts to crack, then a lift fails and the whole building collapses into rubble. Workers need to be accounted for, but are OK. Chris wants to do a backflip on his ATV and trains with a foam pit. He does the ramp to ramp jump and lands hard. He does it again in Pomona, CA. Weston Beach Race, England - he does the jump again, but falls off midway, hits the ramp from 40 feet and the ATV lands on him. The rainy dirt ground slowed him down. He sprained his wrist and broke his leg. Imnha, OR 1/1/97 - John H films flooding as it tears up roads and houses. Then a red house is ripped away and floats down river into a bridge breaking it up. Donington Park, England - TVR Tusken challenge - cars bump, spin out, then on lap 5 Troy Dunlop #4 hits Stantonís car, he turns over, then flips again and again ripping apart. Heís knocked out, but OK. MO 1/7/09 - A helicopter follows police chasing a stolen red pickup on the freeway, he gets off, then goes back on and hits a white car, goes thrown town at high speeds, hits a bump, is launched, loses it, hits a parked car, wheels fly off, it flips over, hits a tree and rips in half. Victoria, Australia - Bangalore Air show. An ultralight loses control, takes off and goes across the tarmac into the crowd knocking people over. It goes around in circles until it hits a parked plane. A woman is knocked out. The plane was unmanned, the gear stuck. DE - International Speedway dirt modified race. Car 6 skids, hits 55 and it hits 54 with John Keller into the walk, launching him high in the air into a fence and tires fly off. He is stuck upside down and a tow truck flips him over. They get him out into an ambulance and airlifted to a hospital with a broken arm, bruised ribs and a bruised lung. 3/9/09
129 Des Moines, IO - Barton Solvents catches fire. Thick black smoke fills the sky, then huge explosions erupt again and again from 55 gallon drums launching them through the air keeping firemen back. The whole area is evacuated. Ethyl acetate was ignited by static. Aircraft carrier 1991 - an A6 intruder sucks a helmet off a man when JD Bridges is sucked into an intake of a jet. Maryland International Speedway - American Drag Racing league championships. Tommy Franklin races a 1968 Chevy Camero and goes right into a wall, flips over and over as he shreds it. The parachute wraps around the body. Rescuers shut down the engine and Tommy is able to walk away. Lake Delton, WI 6/08 - storms dump a foot of rain and the dam overflows into the river washing away roads, soil, trees and houses. The Fromm family works frantically to save their house, but everything washes away. The entire lake is drained. Nottingham, England - British F1 boat grand prix. John Jones gets air, flies up high, flips over and over slamming upside down. Heís knocked out and divers fish him out and ambulance him off. He is back at the race later that day mad that they were warned to keep their distance. Cayuga County, NY - mod light car race on dirt. Don Finner #28 tries to pass, hits a wall, slips, flips over, Rocko Leon #87 hits him, then 2 other cars hit them. Rockoís car is flipped, then explodes. Rocko rolls out with a glove on fire that wonít go out. They put the car out and get Don out. Keystone, CO - snowmobilers jump a 100 foot ramp at 80mph. Snow melts in the sun and it is longer when Brian jumps it. He smacks into the other side breaking both ankles, heel and vertabrae. Portland, OR 1995 - Bubba Blackwell does a motorcycle jump over 13 cars, he hits the other ramp on the edge, the bike flips and heís thrown into the pavement breaking ribs, a collarbone and puncturing a lung. 3/9/09
130 Wichita, KS 7/02 - Summer Nationals International raceway drag racing at night. Jerry Yeoman makes it to the finals, hits an oil slick and slams into a wall, goes over it and flips 18 times in a fiery wreck. Cuscatlan, El Salvador 12/16/08 - a man sells propane tanks out of his house. He fills tanks, has a leak and starts a fire and causes other tanks to explode a dozen times. 9 houses were damaged. Red Bluff - International Hot Boat Association drag race - hydroboats race. Mark Atkinson soups his up, then goes airborne, flips and is ripped apart. He opens the capsule and it flips over and fills with water. It ended his career. Boca Reno - the Brazilian Navyís munitions depot blows up into a nuclear size mushroom cloud. It keeps exploding and burning for over 5 hours. 37 homes are destroyed. Sacramento, CA - at a drag race Hans loses it, hits the wall, blows up, then slides down the track on his side and is ripped in half. Angeles Crest, CA - McConnel Sullivan films from his motorcycle up the long winding road. Ten other guys ride with him and when they stop one guy clips a bike, plows into Orlando Pablo at full speed. Heís thrown, knocked out and airlifted away. Dorsett, England - Poole Harbor ferryís carry cars across. An ebb tide carried a yacht into a ferry with a 72 year old couple on board. They go to pull it out and itís sucked under. Two men hold on as the woman is sucked under. They throw a matt and lifering down, then a dingy tries to pull them out. They grab a man, the people on the boat grab the other man and the woman is pulled from the other side. The 1920 boat is gone. Seoul, South Korea - at a carnival 6 elephants escape, 3 are caught and the others attack a restaurant. They get into the kitchen and people run for it as they smash out the windows. It reopens in 2 weeks with an elephant theme. 3/16/09
131 Riobamba, Ecuador - on election night reporter Juan is covering voting, then an ammunition depot explodes. It causes bombs and rockets to detonate and a huge mushroom cloud forms. People run for it and explosions continue. The city is evacuated for days as the Army collects bombs. Fairbanks, AK - World Ice Art Championships contest. The Birth of the Bluebird is worked on for 100 hours and Uniqui cuts the last pillar and the whole thing breaks. Ursa, IL - Stan Frasier wants to remove two 60 foot grain silos from his yard with a bulldozer and it comes down on him. One has a tree with birdís nest. First he tries to pull it down with a chain and it breaks, the second time the silo just drops 4 feet. The cage and roof saves him. Anchorage, AK - Mulchay stadium Fairbanks Bucks baseball game. A Cessna 207 skywagon loses power and crashes behind the outfield wall, hits a fence and flips over. The engine rips out and catches fire. 4 people were on board and all lived. They forgot to check gas on 1 side. Irwindale Speedway, CA - at a stock car race on lap 40 car #4 hits #34, then slides into an edge barrier and flips over. Todd Burns & Kevin Wood are inside. Wood is trapped upside down, but walks away. Kernersville, NC 1/14/09 - cops go to a house fire where a 911 call says people are inside. Firemen are told itís empty and go in to check when the whole house blows up and is lifted off the base. Only 1 fireman inside had minor injuries. Blacktown, Australia - Eastern Creek Raceway drag racing. Santos Cranos back tires blow apart and he flips over. Alicante, Spain - an armed 25 year old takes over a bank with 8 hostages. He releases 6 for a motorcycle, rides off to escape and cops cut him off with a car and send him flying. Cops grab and ambulance him off. Spa, Belgium - Formula Palmer Series racing. Tim Mullen gets clipped in the back, spins out, crashes into a wall and catches fire. Heís trapped and has to be pulled out. 3/16/09
132 Bonnveille Salt Flats, UT - Jim Meader wants to be the production car speed record of 241mph. He gets his Mazda RX7 up to 230mph, adds power and goes in the air, spins around, comes apart and slides upside-down and the parachute deploys. It catches fire and he has to crawl out and put the fire out. El Toro Air Show, CA - Jerry Caddock of the Marines flies an FA18 Hornet does the square immelman on the third day and slams into the ground at 300mph. His engine catches fire and he slides out of control. He breaks his neck, compressed his spine and punctured a lung. Mt. Shasta CA - a crew films extreme skiers. They build 100 foot ramps and have to be towed by a snowmobile at 65mph to make he jump. Derrick (16) thinks he can make it on his own and misses because of the melting snow. He hits the ramp and is knocked out. He broke ribs, tore his spleen and aorta. Omsk, Russia 7/6/00 - a gasoline fire near 60,000 gallon train tank cars. They try to cool the cars, but one explodes in a huge fireball. It is peeled like fruit. Sydney, Australia - St. George Speedboat race. Malcolm McCall races his boat, flips 30 feet and is thrown out slamming across the water at 120mph. The boat explodes and sinks. He broke 6 ribs and 3 vertebrae. VA 1995 - NASA launches the Conastoga 1620 rocket. It has a malfunction and automatically self destructs. Two of the boosters donít self destruct and fly wildly and explode in the ocean. Julian, NC - Big Dog Shootout dragrace. Junior Ward vs. Ricky Young. At the start Rickyís axle breaks and he crashes right into Junior destroying his car. The truck keeps going. 200 miles off Australia - the cargo ship Laura is knocked to one side and fuel cargo all goes to one side and it roles over. The crew evacuates to 2 rafts for 7 hours. The navy rescues them.  3/23/09
133 Queensland, Australia - Willowbrook Raceway New Yearís drag racing night fire series. Stephen Reed wobbles, explodes, he pulls the extinguisher, hits the wall and his body flies 30 feet up. The chassis keeps going and chutes deploy. It was a broken fuel line. Netherlands - Delph University of technology has a fire on the 7th floor from an electrical fire. It takes 4 hours to put it out, then a section from 6 floors and up collapses and starts a new fire. The building has to be demolished. Melbourne, FL - airboat racing across 400 feet of swamp. Bill Willard wins, celebrates and doesnít stabilize the boat, it flips over and heís slammed into the water. The boat lands upside-down destroyed. Chesterton, IN - St. Patrickís Church catches fire and 30 firemen work on it. The are warned of the steeple collapse. A fireman is pulling an empty hose by it and he dives trying to get away as the steeple falls next to him. It takes 3 hours to put out. Tulsa, OK - Chillibowl Midget nationals. Tim McCready is in the lead, his right rear tire breaks off, he flips 4 times and goes over the fence and he canít get out. He broke a vertebrae in his back. Maui, HI - Jaws waves go from 12 to 60 feet. Surfers are towed in by jetskis to make the speed needed. Sierra Emery windsurfs a 40 foot wave and ditches when a surfer comes up on him. Heís buried and a jetski comes out to rescue him, but they are knocked over by whitewater. Two more jetskis rescue both of them and his board. Danville, WV - at a convenience store a soda vendor is going to leave when a truck out of control hits the pumps and crashes into the front of the store. The driver fell asleep with his foot on the gas. A beam flies over the cashierís head. It happened months earlier so they put up boulders around the property. Wildman Al Sleet jumped a garbage truck 74 feet for a record. Lebanon Valley Speedway, NY - he drives a dumptruck that catches fire and drives into a bus standing up, but he hits the side and flips his truck where he is trapped. 3/23/09

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