Beating Death: The Science of Survival
These are some of the most shocking accident videos. Specialists break down these accidents and show you how someone might have survived.
Part 1: Run Over by a Train
In Mumbai, India, a small girl comes face to face with a massive train. In this amazing video, learn from the experts what happens next and how the astounding outcome is even possible.
Part 2: Driving Off of a Cliff
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb rally race is one of the longest car races of its kind in the world. Running on a death-defying course for over 12 miles with 156 turns. What happens if a professional driver makes a small mistake while racing along a 400 ft. cliff?
Part 3: Fiery Plane Crash
The National Transportation Safety Board indicates that there are on average five small personal plane crashes every day in the United States. How could anyone hope to walk away from something as spectacular as this?
Part 4: Motorcycle vs Truck
Take a thrilling motorcycle ride among the hills of California. Join a novice rider as he experiences what you might call your worst day on the road. How could anyone live to tell this tale?
Part 5: A B.A.S.E. Jumping Accident
B.A.S.E. stands for Building, Antenna, Span, and Earth. In Utah, B.A.S.E. jumpers play on the red cliffs of the high desert. But one false move sends a jumper crashing to the ground.