Accident Data by Agency

Iowa Workforce Development

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ID Date State Tradename or generic Category Agesort descending Accident Description Injury
912414 17-May-2005 IA Falling Star Patron hit by ride

Boy was hit by ride as it started. No parental guidelines. Boy was going down exit ramp....

1-inch cut on forehead.

912423 13-Aug-2003 IA Ejection seat Equipment failure

Prelaunch mechanism let loose prematurely. Catch mechanism flopped over in the landing, sending...

Neck injuries; transported to hospital.

912422 10-Jun-2003 IA rafting ride Ejection/fall from ride

Fell out of ride. Log that created the ripple came loose. Also, one of the weights on the car...

912420 16-Jul-2004 IA Tubs of Fun Load/Unload: scrape or stumble

Child climbing steps to the ride, slipped and hit his face.

912419 17-Aug-2005 IA Scrambler Patron hit something within ride vehicle

Father and daughter riding together. They did not hold onto the lap bar and the daughter fell...

Chipped tooth

912425 05-Oct-2002 IA Mind Winder Ejection/fall from ride

Patron knocked out of ride. She was fastened by seatbelt and was spinning the ride. She let go...


912417 01-Aug-2005 IA ferris wheel Ejection/fall from ride

Mentally challenged man was on ride with a worker. He squirmed from seat of ride and fell a...


912416 18-Jul-2005 IA Dragon Wagon Derailment

Back part of train derailed with 2-year-old child riding in first car.

912415 27-Jun-2005 IA Sky Glider Employee injured

Employee injured his elbow while performing maintenance on the ride when his safety harness...

Elbow; extent of injuries unknown.

912424 05-Aug-2002 IA hurricane-type Equipment failure

Woman and her son were knocked out of ride. Pole came loose before ride started as they were...

Lost consciousness, transported to hospital.