/r/CatastrophicFailure

Catastrophic Failure

Videos, gifs, or aftermath photos of machinery, structures, or devices that have failed catastrophically during operation.

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Top posts from /r/CatastrophicFailure

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44,951 2,586 Red wine cistern catastrophically ruptures at Sicilian winery, happened 2 weeks ago
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
38,935 1,397 Brand new Boeing 737 fuselages wrecked in a train derailment (Montana, July 2014)
submitted 3 months ago
34,952 819 The view of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse from atop the suspension cabling, 1940
submitted 6 months ago
32,764 971 Machine malfunctions spraying molten metal everywhere (Unknown Date)
submitted 3 months, 1 week ago
32,662 1,055 Grandfathers reaction to Plant Explosion 11-27-19
submitted 2 days, 9 hours ago
30,430 1,108 An EF2 tornado ripping through a concrete building in Spartanburg, South Carolina on October 23rd, 2017
submitted 3 months ago
28,890 479 On June 1, 2011, the Los Angeles Fire Department was responding to a fire in South Central LA that contained a large amount of scrap titanium. When an explosion went off, the titanium rained down around the firefighters in a flurry of sparks
submitted 4 months, 3 weeks ago
28,730 1,264 Chernobyl Helicopter Crash
submitted 6 months ago
28,594 640 Today in Pittsburgh. Sinkhole eats bus. No one seriously hurt.
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
28,238 1,621 Under construction Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans collapsed this morning. Was due to open next month.
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
28,025 929 July 8, 2019. A truckload of apples is now evenly distributed on the pavement.
submitted 5 months ago
27,875 718 Train derailment just now in Illinois
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
26,276 906 Container ship runs ground with precious construction cargo Aug 2019
submitted 3 months, 1 week ago
25,392 1,070 Jos Verstappen at Hockenheim 1994
submitted 4 months, 1 week ago
25,244 885 Firefighters attempt to put out a magnesium fire
submitted 6 months ago
25,140 731 Wind storm topples 40-ton a giant kannon bodhisattva in Okinawa, Japan
submitted 5 months, 3 weeks ago
23,813 652 World's largest treehouse destroyed by fire. Crossville, TN - October 22, 2019
submitted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
23,661 1,246 Attempted Demolition (8-24-2019)
submitted 3 months, 2 weeks ago
22,865 436 Fireworks market burning in Mexico City - December 20, 2016
submitted 2 months, 4 weeks ago
22,499 474 Current pictures of Subways after literally 5 minutes of sudden heavy rains in Algeria capital and 3 confirmed car accidents
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
22,451 623 Unsecured load on Highway 30.
submitted 5 months, 3 weeks ago
22,408 1,078 Two teenagers and their dog escaped serious injury when a tree crashed into their home in Lusby, Maryland
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
22,242 669 A cross-sea bridge collapsed, today 2019-10-01 in Yilan, Taiwan.
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
22,198 797 Firework Balloon Disaster in Myanmar
submitted 6 months, 1 week ago
21,631 920 Burned up wind turbine in the Midwest. July 2019.
submitted 4 months, 2 weeks ago
21,226 371 A huge fire ripped through Star City amusement park, Oct 2, 2019 02:15 am in Pasay City, Philippines
submitted 2 months ago
21,111 1,089 Sewage explosion that ruptured a street in Kyiv, Ukraine on May 30, 2017
submitted 5 months ago
21,072 1,179 Car carrying trailer stalls on train tracks yesterday in El Paso, 8-12-2019
submitted 3 months, 3 weeks ago
20,690 768 Tree grew too close to the power lines, Nuevo Laredo 2019
submitted 4 months, 1 week ago
20,322 496 Chemical factory in Istanbul explodes and catches fire, launching a metal tank into the air 9/19/2019
submitted 2 weeks ago
19,766 590 A ship being launched from dry dock ends up on its side - ca. 2018
submitted 3 months ago
19,659 540 Since we're talking about collapsed highways, here is the january 17th 1995 earthquake in kobe, a 6.9 earthquake that made about $ 200 billions of damage
submitted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
18,974 418 Update in Pittsburgh: bus is out, hole is square. 10/28/19 10:17p
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
18,831 713 A safety bar on an amusement ride fails and 5 children are thrown out - November 30, 2019
submitted 4 days, 5 hours ago
18,696 364 Walking to get the bus this morning and a water main burst, lifting the road up. London, UK
submitted 1 month, 4 weeks ago
18,481 706 Explosion from Walt Whitman Bridge in Philadelphia at approximately 4:25 am est this morning. I believe it was at an oil/jet fuel refinery.
submitted 5 months, 2 weeks ago
17,930 188 A bus crashed into a truck in Germany today and it looks like the set of a post-apocalyptic movie
submitted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
17,752 453 Excavator brand new first day on the job gets dropped down
submitted 6 months, 3 weeks ago
17,418 750 Foundry worker puts wet scrap metal in furnace, November 27, 2019
submitted 1 week, 1 day ago
17,363 926 Space X's Mk1 Starship fails its nitrogen pressure test today.
submitted 2 weeks, 2 days ago
17,218 688 Tires from the United flight that declared emergency during takeoff yesterday. No injuries.
submitted 5 months, 1 week ago
16,958 480 Rocket explodes in Russia and the shockwave breaks the windows
submitted 5 months, 3 weeks ago
16,858 426 Dump truck's hydraulics blow out - May 2018
submitted 2 months, 4 weeks ago
16,722 465 Cracked road collapses into a construction site in China
submitted 5 months, 4 weeks ago
16,660 901 3/15/2016 - Employees at a marijuana dispensary ignite a massive fire while attempting to make concentrated hash without the proper safety cautions. Both employees were badly burned but survived
submitted 4 months, 3 weeks ago
16,214 378 Flooding during heavy rains at the University of Tasmania, Australia.
submitted 6 months, 1 week ago
15,935 639 Fireworks show goes up in flames. 06/29/2019
submitted 5 months, 1 week ago
15,296 380 Stunt car gets propelled far beyond its intended landing spot during a movie shoot and nearly crushed several crew members in August, 2014
submitted 4 months, 4 weeks ago
15,038 502 Propane tank explosion
submitted 5 months, 4 weeks ago
14,283 348 Full train of brand new Porsche 911s gets rear-ended by another freight train (Germany, 2008)
submitted 2 months ago