A plane traveling from Los Angeles to New York is forced to make an emergency landing, and one passenger captures it all on his home video camera in the premiere of the series about dream vacations that suddenly turned into nightmares.
An alligator clamps down on its handler's arm at a popular tourist attraction; a hot-air-balloon ride becomes dangerous when a sudden gust of wind blows it toward surging power lines; an ATV crashes into tourists in Southern California.
A military plane almost crashes during an air show in Staten Island, N.Y.; an American tourist survives a massive earthquake in China; a couple get trapped in their hotel room in Rome after the building catches fire.
Teens get trapped in their hotel room when a tornado hits during their spring break; a huge whale crashes into a small sailboat; white-water rafters flip over in dangerous rapids; and a woman gets too close to a wild buffalo.
A seven-person bungee jump goes horribly wrong; a 5-ton elephant plows into a Jeep full of tourists on safari; a helicopter goes down during an air show; cruise passengers witness an orca attack on a stranded seal.
An angry bull gets loose from a rodeo; a gunman takes aim at the White House and tourists are caught in the crossfire; a skier tumbles down a mountain; a vintage warplane makes an emergency landing on a busy freeway.
Two friends go running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, and one of them gets speared by a bull. Also: a paraglider crashes in Idaho; and a helpless calf is rescued by helicopter after getting stuck on thin ice.