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2015 New Taipei water park explosion

On 27 June 2015, a flammable starch-based powder exploded at the Formosa Fun Coast, a recreational water park in Bali, New Taipei, Taiwan, injuring 508 people, with 199 in critical condition. As of 29 November 2015, fifteen fatalities were attributed to the explosion. The dust explosion, which occurred on a music stage during a "Color Play Asia" party, has been called the "worst incident of mass injury in New Taipei". The powder was identified as colored corn starch by some sources.

Action Park

Action Park was an amusement and water park located in Vernon, New Jersey, on the grounds of the Vernon Valley/Great Gorge ski resort. The park consisted primarily of water-based attractions and originally opened to the public in 1978, under the ownership of Great American Recreation. Action Park featured three separate attraction areas: the Alpine Center, Motorworld, and Waterworld. The latter was one of the first modern American water parks. Many of its attractions were unique, attracting thrill-seekers from across the New York metropolitan area. Action Parks popularity went hand-in-hand ...

Haunted Castle (Six Flags Great Adventure)

Haunted Castle was a haunted attraction at Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson Township, New Jersey. The original Haunted House was built prior to the fall "shoulder season" of 1978 to boost attendance and as a test for building a larger facility the following year. While it was intended that it be open only at night, the popularity of the attraction caused management to open it at the beginning of the day and keep it open until the park closed. At the end of the 1978 season, the attraction was disassembled and sent to Six Flags Over Mid America, where it would continue to ...

Krug Park (amusement park)

Krug Park was an amusement park located at 2936 North 52nd Street in the Benson neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska, USA at the turn of the 20th century. In 1930, Krug Park was the site of the worst roller coaster accident in the nation up to that time.

Mountain Creek Waterpark

Mountain Creek Waterpark is a water park located in Vernon, New Jersey, US, on the grounds of the Mountain Creek ski resort. The park consists primarily of water-based attractions and opened in 1998. The park is located on the original site of Action Park, one of the first modern American water parks, which was open from 1978 until 1996 and became infamous for its consequently poor safety record. At least six people are known to have died as a result of mishaps on rides at the original park. Despite this, the park was very popular and attracted thrill-seekers from across the New York metro ...

1979 Sydney Ghost Train fire

The Sydney Ghost Train fire was a fire on the night of 9 June 1979 at Luna Park Sydney. The fire killed six children and one adult, and destroyed the amusement parks ghost train. Inadequate fire-fighting measures and low staffing caused the fire to completely destroy the ride, which was first constructed in 1931, and had been transported from Glenelg, South Australia to Milsons Point, New South Wales during 1934 and 1935. Originally the fire was blamed on electrical faults, but arson by unknown figures has also been claimed. The exact cause of the fire could not be determined by a coronial ...

Thunder River Rapids Ride

The Thunder River Rapids Ride was a river rapid water ride located in the Town of Gold Rush section of Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, Australia. After four riders were killed on it in late October 2016, the ride was closed. On 9 November 2016, Ardent Leisures CEO announced that the ride would not reopen, and was to be demolished. In October 2017, police recommended that no criminal charges be laid against any person in relation to the deaths.

Verruckt (water slide)

Verruckt was a water slide located at the Schlitterbahn Kansas City water park. At a height of 168 feet 7 inches, Verruckt became the worlds tallest water slide when it opened on July 10, 2014, surpassing Kilimanjaro at Aldeia das Aguas Park Resort in Brazil. The ride was designed in-house, led by John Schooley with assistance from park co-owner Jeff Henry. It was featured on an episode of Xtreme Waterparks that aired on the Travel Channel in June 2014 shortly before the ride opened. Verruckt permanently closed in 2016 following a fatal incident involving the decapitation of a ten-year-old ...


ⓘ Amusement park accidents

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  • Joyland Amusement Park was an amusement park in Wichita, Kansas, United States. It was in continuous operation for 55 years, from June 12, 1949 to 2004
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