INFLATABLE RIDES

This page lists links to reports of accidents and news stories involving inflatable rides and attractions.

  • How safe are jump houses, inflatable rides? - Internet Broadcasting Systems, 10/26/05
  • Party jumpers pose danger to kids: Inflatable injuries increasing steadily - KGTV News, 8/19/05
  • Injuries from inflatable rides jump; state now stepping in - WDBJ News, 7/5/05
  • Dangers uncovered in operation of inflatable slides - KIRO News, 11/18/04

  • Inflatable slide tips over at Texas carnival; 4 injured (3/25/00)
  • Teen dies after accident on inflatable ride (5/31/00)
  • Inflatable Titanic slide collapses at fair; 5 injured (6/2/00)
  • One killed, 12 injured in inflatable ride accident (3/11/01)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 3 children injured (5/20/01)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 9 children injured (5/21/01)
  • North Carolina slide was uninspected and overloaded, says state (5/25/01)
  • Inflatable ride tips over at Michigan carnival; 2 children injured (6/24/01)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 4 injured (7/15/01)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 5 injured (7/28/01)
  • Boy injured on Titanic inflatable (8/12/01)
  • Another inflatable Titanic ride accident; 2 injured (8/19/01)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 12 children injured (8/8/02)
  • Another inflatable ride mishap; 2 injured (9/21/03)
  • Report: at least 14 Titanic inflatable slides have collapsed (11/26/03)
  • Turbo Rocket inflatable collapses; nine hospitalized (5/7/04)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 8 children injured (6/27/04)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 9 injured (7/30/04)
  • Another inflatable slide accident; 7 injured (8/14/04)
  • Another inflatable ride accident; 3 children injured (10/16/04)
  • Inflatable ride blows away with children inside (4/9/05)
  • Woman, 24, dead after fall from inflatable climbing wall (5/25/05)
  • Inflatable rides go flying; 12 children injured (6/4/05)
  • Another inflatable ride blows away; children injured (7/3/05)
  • Another inflatable ride collapses; 6 children injured (7/28/05)
  • Another child injured on inflatable attraction (10/15/05)
  • Girl, 11, dead after fall from Titanic inflatable (4/20/06)
  • Inflatable ride collapse leaves 4 children injured (6/10/06)
  • Inflatable ride tips over in wind; 1 injured (7/1/06)
  • Another inflatable ride blows away; 1 killed, 5 injured (5/3/07)
  • Another inflatable ride flips over; 2 injured (5/27/07)
  • Inflatable tossed 50 yards offshore with 2-year-old inside (6/9/07)
  • Inflatable ride with three children inside blows away, hits fence, power line (10/20/07)
  • Another child killed in inflatable accident (12/15/07)
  • Another inflatable slide collapses (5/30/08)
  • Another inflatable slide collapses; 7 injured (6/16/08)
  • Another inflatable slide accident; 4 children injured (7/9/08)
  • Another inflatable ride injury (7/26/08)
  • Inflatable ride flips over in wind, hits steel pole; 5 children injured (8/2/08)
  • Another inflatable ride death (9/30/08)
  • Another Titanic inflatable topples over; children injured (10/1/08)
  • Boy, 3, injured in inflatable play center (3/8/09)
  • Bounce house dangers exposed, companies lack insurance (3/17/09)
  • State insurance laws may deflate Dallas-Fort Worth bounce houses (3/20/09)
  • Inflatable slide tears apart, injuring teen (5/25/09)
  • Teen paralyzed after flip on inflatable ride (6/21/09)
  • Another inflatable ride accident sends boy flying; several injured (6/27/09)
  • Inflatable ride blows into pond with girl, 5, inside (1/17/10)
  • Boy, 5, dies after fall from inflatable (3/22/10)
  • Another inflatable goes flying; 3 children injured (4/4/10)
  • Another inflatable topples in wind; 1 injured (9/25/10)
  • Boy, 5, dies in inflatable accident (10/30/10)
  • Another inflatable topples in wind; 3 injured (11/23/10)
  • Another inflatable goes flying; girl falls onto roof (2/20/11)
  • Another bounce house blows away; 2 children hospitalized (4/2/11)
  • Another inflatable topples in wind; 3 children injured (4/21/11)
  • Another inflatable slide collapses; 5 injured (4/29/11)
  • Another inflatable slide collapses; 4 injured (5/7/11)
  • Another inflatable goes flying; 6 injured (5/13/11)
  • Another inflatable slide topples; children injured (5/27/11)
  • Another inflatable blows away; 3 children hospitalized (5/29/11)
  • Three inflatables blow away with children inside; 17 people injured (6/4/11)
  • Child injured on inflatable slide (7/26/11)

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