A massive fire broke out at Germany's biggest theme park, sparking fears of casualties.
Dramatic footage shows flames and thick plumes of smoke rising into the air from the Europa amusement park in Rust this evening.
Clouds of smoke were seen from miles around as panic spread among visitors.
Witnesses said the flames reached 15m high and some rides were also on fire, according to Bild.de.
It is currently unclear how the blaze started but it is believed it began in a warehouse in the park before spreading to rides.
Flames 'destroyed' the 'The Pirates of Batavia' attraction and the 'Scandinavia' area at the theme park was evacuated.
The ride is described as a 'water-dark ride' and is said to be about 400m long.
Rehearsals for a popular show "Immer Wieder Sundays" were taking place in the grounds at the time with Swiss pop star Beatrice Egli present, according to reports.
The attraction is the largest theme park in the country and the second most popular in Europe, following Disneyland Paris in France.
Dramatic footage shows the moment paragliders came just 90ft from disaster after a navy jet shot past at 345mph.
The Royal Navy Hawk T1 flew so close to the group of four paragliders, one of the shocked pilots said he could feel the heat from the plane's engine.
After the near miss, an investigation revealed there was a "serious" risk of collision, and blamed the incident on "a non-sighting by the Hawk pilot".
An official from the paragliding club said it was "the most serious incident of its type that the club has ever known".
Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu. When the man Xu Xuan tried to bypass a forklift, he suddenly turned his head and was cut flat on the fork and fell to the ground. Xu's 16 teeth were detached and fragmented in varying degrees and the body had multiple fractures.
Harrowing CCTV footage has been released which shows the final moment before a Cubana Airlines plane fell from the sky - killing 110 people.
The shocking clip is from a security camera close to the crash site, and shows the aircraft careering to the ground.
Just three people survived after the Boeing 737 burst into flames and plunged to the ground shortly after taking off from an airport near Havana last Friday.
Flight 972 crashed near Jose Marti International Airport on the outskirts of the Cuban capital.
Cuban authorities said the crash, which killed 110 of the 133 on board, was the Carribean island's deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years. By Sunday morning, 15 victims had been identified.
A scaffolding collapse on a boat in the Philippines resulted in the death of one worker. Three others were left dangling, but they each escaped with minor injuries.
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A woman filmed back-flipping off a waterfall broke multiple bones and needed rescuing by a helicopter.
The shocking footage, which was recorded last summer, shows the 21-year-old in a bikini, throwing herself off the Traverse Falls in California.
A California Highway Patrol (CHP) helicopter was able to hoist her out of the area and transport her to Sutter Roseville hospital for treatment.
The CHP released the video on Monday in a desperate bid to draw attention to an increase in river-related accidents as the weather turns warmer.
A passenger suffered critical injuries after being catapulted through the window of a somersaulting car after the driver lost control during a high-speed police chase.
The incredible images, caught on CCTV in a housing estate in Ponta Grossa, Brazil, show the out-of-control car skidding on one-side before flipping over several times and hitting a pole which brings it to a sudden halt.
As the car overturns, the 27-year-old suspect is ejected through the side window and flies through the air, like a rag doll.
He flips over a garden wall and plunges into a tree, crashing down onto a roof before landing on the ground.
The injured man, who has not been named, is in intensive care in Bom Jesus Hospital suffering from multiple fractures and severe internal injuries, following the crash at around 11am on Monday.
A high school prom came crashing to a stop Thursday night, when the dinner boat cruise that was rented for the party hit another boat while docked in Hoboken, New Jersey.
The incident happened around 7.30pm, at the 14th Street Pier on the Hudson River. The Weehawken High School prom was slated to kick off a half-hour before, but the boat was still docked.
About 95 students and 11 faculty members had boarded the 111-foot yacht Cornucopia, when it suddenly drove into the empty 95-foot Sundancer, pressing the smaller boat into the pier and bringing down a light post.
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These were the incredible scenes as a pilot walked away with just a minor cut to his hand after crash landing his plane in the middle of a busy motorway.
Eyewitnesses who filmed from their cars as the plane glided overhead also rushed to help after the plane came down on the I90 close to the Idaho/Montana state line in the USA.
One man who filmed the crash explained: "I notice what looked to be a glider flying low over the freeway.
"I thought this was odd as I've never seen a glider in this area before. I continued to follow the plane it continued to go lower and lower."
Once it crashed, he along with other motorist rushed over to help the pilot and called the emergency service.
One person has been killed and at least 28 injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage facility in Galicia.
The explosion happened just before 4.30pm in Paramos, Galicia, north west Spain - and plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the scene for miles around.
Earlier local reports that four people may have been killed appear to have been ruled out by officials.
Seven children are among the casualties and some of those injured are said to be serious.
The blast is said to have destroyed dozens of houses and broken windows of properties in a 2.5 mile radius.
Two people have died after a train ploughed into a truck near the northern Italian city of Turin late on Wednesday.
The train hit the stationary truck that had stopped on the tracks and derailed, throwing passengers around the carriages.
Local media reports that the train engineer was killed instantly and at least 18 others were injured.
Two of those people were critically injured and were flown to hospital by helicopter, with one later dying.
A plane crashed and broke in HALF after skidding off a runway at an airport in Honduras.
Shocking pictures from the scene in the capital, Tegucigalpa, show the badly damaged Gulfstream jet lying in two pieces.
The private jet is believed to have overshot the runway while trying to land at Toncontin International Airport.
Incredibly, all passengers and crew onboard the aircraft survived the crash, authorities say.
A five-year-old boy dangling by his neck from his home's window grilles has been saved by two quick-thinking bystanders in a dramatic rescue in south-east China.
Video of the incident in Fujian province shows the boy hanging mid-air with his head wedged between the mental bars outside of his home on the fourth floor.
Realising that the boy could slip through any moment, two brave onlookers transformed into real life superheroes and started clambering up the building with their bare hands.
This is the horrific moment three men accidentally recorded themselves drowning, after setting up a camera film themselves swimming.
Chetan Khatik, 28, Sudarshan Chandel, 22, and Radheyshyam Khatik, 27, had stopped for a swim in a local pond during a bike ride through Rajsamand city in Rajasthan, western India.
Despite all three of them being poor swimmers, they decided to get into the deep pool at Gauri Dham Kund in the city.
This is the terrifying moment a drunk driver swerves across two lanes speeding at double the limit before slamming into a young boy's bedroom.
Michael John Mills was sentenced in Penrith Local Court on Tuesday after he lost control of his black Volkswagen Amarok ute and smashed into a red brick home.
Dash cam footage from Mills' own car shows him speeding along on the Great Western Highway, in Sydney's west, on February 17.
A passenger plane has been forced to make an emergency landing in Saudi Arabia leaving 53 people injured, official said today.
Shocking video footage from the landing shows the jet skidding on its nose on the runway in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, with flames coming out from the belly.
The Saudi Arabian Airlines flight, which was carrying 141 passengers and 10 crew members on board, circled for three and a half hours after it suffered a malfunction in the hydraulic system of the front gear.
An £80,000 Porsche 718 and a £150,000 Ferrari 458 Italia came together in a supercar super smash on Tinsley roundabout in Sheffield, with a bizarre twist seeing curry all over the German car's windscreen.
A toddler boy has his hand trapped in a moving escalator while he was left playing alone at a shopping mall in south-west China.
At least two of his fingers were stuck at a yellow plate at the end of the escalator before nearby shopkeepers rushed to stop the machine.
Firefighters were alerted to the scene and removed a comb plate and took the boy to a hospital for emergency treatment.
This is the horrifying moment a pair of skydivers fall to their deaths after colliding in a shocking mid-air crash.
Rushan Sibgatullin, 34, and Oleg Schelkanov, 48 were taking part in a routine team jump in the Tatarstan region of Russia when the accident happened.
Harrowing footage shows their seven man team jumping from a light aircraft at 5,250 ft.
But as another diver films the unfolding scenes on a helmet camera - the pair can be seen coming together in a nerve-shredding collision.
The force of their impact led to both losing consciousness in the air, local media reported.
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This is the terrifying moment British tourists at a popular holiday hotspot ran for their lives after a hotel apartment caught fire.
Huge orange flames were seen pouring from the window and balcony area of the resort in Magaluf - as fellow holidaymakers screamed for people to: "Get out!"
Small explosions from inside the room as the fire grew could be heard ringing around the block.
At one point, people could be seen in the apartment directly below - and further shouts of: "Get out" were repeated until the man disappeared from view and back inside, hopefully to follow their advice.
Passengers on a Japanese plane were horrified to see smoke quickly filling the cabin moments before the take-off at a Tokyo airport today.
All passengers and flight crew, totalling 137, had to be evacuated from the All Nippon Airways (ANA) aircraft after the terrifying incident on the tarmac of Narita airport.
At least six passengers were reportedly feeling unwell for inhaling the smoke inside the plane, operated by Japan's largest airline.
A baby learning to swim has been left under intensive care after having to struggle underwater for nearly a minute while pool staff were not paying attention.
The seven-month-old boy's swimming ring had flipped, leaving his body immersed in water upside down. He later slipped out of the ring and carried on struggling.
Staff only realised the dangerous situation about 46 seconds later before removing the child from the pool, according to Chinese media reports.
A window washing platform collapsed outside a building in Midtown Atlanta Friday afternoon, leading to an explosion after equipment fell from the scaffolding and struck power lines on the way down to the ground.
Rescuers say the workers were able to get off the platform safely, and no one was injured. It happened at the Icon Building on 14th Street between Spring Street and West Peachtree Street.
Red Star Belgrade stars narrowly avoided a disaster after their open-top bus caught alight as they celebrated winning the SuperLiga title.
The former European Cup winners were parading their record 28th Serbian crown when their vehicle was engulfed in flames and plumes of smoke.
Red Star were travelling from their home ground of Rajko Mitic stadium, where they had earlier thrashed Vozdovac 5-1, to the town of Kalemegdan, in the north of the city.
The route was rammed with fans creating an incredible atmosphere with flares, flags and chants.
A fireworks malfunction at a rural show on Saturday night has resulted in one person being hospitalised and three children treated for burns.
The incident occurred at the Freds Pass Rural Community Show in Darwin when fireworks went off at 'lower height than planned,' a spokesperson told the ABC.
The unintended explosions caused debris to be thrown out of the exclusion zone and into the crowd.
A man driving a motorcycle at 60 mph crashes into a stopped car in front of him. The motorcycle driver was not paying attention and the impact of the crash caused the man to flip over the car.