Tragedy on the circus arena
Many of us love the circus and admire the skill of circus performers. But circus arena is fraught with many dangers -.. Wild animals, altitude, difficult tricks, etc. All of this, at times, it leads to the most terrible consequences. We present a selection of tragedies on the circus arena ...
The famous Cirque du-Slay grandiose show, he is known throughout the world, however, and its carefully designed and adjusted performance, unfortunately not without casualties.
On one of the representations of one of acrobats, 31-year-old Sarah Giyyar-Guillot (Sarah Guyard-Guillot), dropped from 50 feet (over 15 meters) in height. During the ascent, Sarah slipped out of the insurance, and fell down from a great height. it was not possible to save the girl.
is known to many generations of Toffee, in particular for the transfer of ABVGDeyki - Irina Asmus crashed in 1986 in front of a thousand spectators in Gomel State Circus
That day in the hall was full. However, according to the then director of the circus, Irina was very upset by the circumstances of his personal life. At the Toffees in the program was a spectacular trick "The old woman on the lampshade": under the dome it rotates on its axis. Suddenly, when the clown spinning upside down, threading a leg in the loop and unfastened insurance to the cable does not interfere with the movement, it failed. stone body fell from the 12-meter height. Doctors ascertained: break almost anything can be broken. At the conclusion of physicians, death was caused by internal bleeding. Unfortunate for rotating machine was developed in Moscow. After the death of tsirkachki this type of machines for the rotation was banned.
The terrible that happened in the Krasnodar Territory in the circus tragedy Abrau-Durso, claimed the life of a young rider - it trampled to death by a horse. Anastasia Maximova has been in the saddle since childhood, loved incredibly risky sport, but in a speech she fell off the horse while performing a stunt and the animal literally trampled to 24-year-old actress. Rider caught on foot, and fastened the horse trampled her in front of the crowd. Many in the audience fainted from what he saw. From a strong impact with the ground and the horse from injuries received from Anastasia died in the ambulance. Instructors are confident - the accident occurred due to undue risk.
In 2003, in Odessa at the local circus found the mutilated body of tamer Snjezana Dautova. Until now, no one can explain what happened, but the tiger instead of jumping on the curb, jumped on the tamer, grabbed her by the throat and teeth bite the carotid artery, trachea and larynx. Snjezana death was instantaneous. Tiger had to shoot.
February 22, 2001 in Corner Durov in Moscow during the rehearsal, the elephant trampled to death Dasha trainer Alexander Terekhov.
The Fall of gymnasts in Rhode Island
The most common circus tragedy happen to trapeze artists. So shocking incident marred the performance of circus artists in the smallest state in America - Rhode Island in Providence right in the public eye from under the dome of the circus arena fell on a group of eight aerial gymnasts. Gymnasts depicted "human chandelier" and the platform on which women were collapsed to 12 meters in height. Also injured actor, who was under the platform of the arena. Fortunately, all survived, albeit very badly injured.
The Fall of gymnasts in Yakutsk
A similar case occurred in the arena of "Sakha circus" in Yakutsk, where four gymnasts broke down from a height. The incident occurred during a rehearsal of the group of air gymnasts - rope, holding the girls could not stand the load and broke as a result of the gymnast fell into the arena. All the actress had been hospitalized with various injuries feet.
Julia and Alexander Volkov
Another accident occurred with Julia and Alexander Volkov. The Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in Moscow, during a rehearsal two gymnast broke down from a height, t. To. Room at a great height was performed without insurance.
Bright, memorable performances by Julia and Alexander Volkov lasted only 5, 5 minutes, but each time it made stopping spectators, who watched what was happening. Luckily a couple survived, although the restoration took a very long time.