Incidents at Disneyland Paris

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This is a summary of notable incidents that have taken place at Disneyland Paris. The term incidents refers to major accidents, injuries, deaths and significant crimes.

Disneyland Park[edit]

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad[edit]

  • On April 25, 2011, five riders were injured when a piece of the attraction's scenery fell onto a passing train. One rider, a 38-year-old man, was seriously injured and transported to a Paris hospital, while the other four were treated at the scene.[1]
  • On October 27, 2011, two cars derailed as one of the ride's trains passed slowly over a flat section of track. Two riders were slightly injured, and the ride was subsequently closed for inspections.[2]

It's a Small World[edit]

  • On October 6, 2010, a 53-year-old cleaner, subcontracted to Disney, became trapped underneath a boat on It's a Small World when the ride was inadvertently switched on while it was being cleaned. The man was taken to hospital where he later died.[3][4]

Pirates Of The Caribbean[edit]

  • On October 30, 2013, a 5-year-old boy fell out of a boat at the end of the ride after losing his balance. He became trapped between a platform and a boat. He was taken to hospital, where he was in critical condition, however he survived.[5]

Walt Disney Studios Park[edit]

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster[edit]

  • On June 26, 2007, a 14-year-old girl lost consciousness on Rock 'n' Roller Coaster. Though paramedics attempted to revive her, she died before the ambulance arrived. A ride inspection showed no mechanical problems.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Five injured on Disneyland Paris ride". 2011-04-25. Retrieved 2011-04-25. 
  2. ^ "Second accident at Disney train ride". The Connexion. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Disneyland cleaner dies in It’s A Small World accident". Metro UK. 2010-10-08. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  4. ^ Niles, Robert (2010-10-06). "What happened on It's a Small World at Disneyland Paris?". Theme Park Insider. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 
  5. ^ Samuel, Henry. "Boy 'fighting for life' after accident at Disneyland Paris". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Teenager dies at Disneyland Paris". BBC. 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2007-06-26.