A veteran saloon car race driver is involved in a horrific crash on the finish line, two pals fish a hand grenade out of a river, and a young boy alerts his mum to a car fire.
A family is trapped 50 metres up on a tourist attraction, and a young rock climber disobeys his dad, with terrifying consequences.
A top British surfer rides the wave of his life, two little girls call for help when their dad collapses, and a mum and daughter find their tumble drier on fire. Show more
A group of hikers are enjoying a day on Dartmoor when one falls, landing on rocks below, and a young couple and their baby flee a hotel fire after a fellow guest alerts them.
Two young men are attempting to set a world record rowing the Atlantic when a freak wave capsizes their boat, and a family day out in the snow almost ends in tragedy. Show more
A 70-year-old pilot is hurled out of his glider after a mid-air collision, and a son sets out to film a skiing race with his dad but ends up filming his father's accident.
Stories of brushes with disaster. When a farmer is speared by his own tractor, the scale of the drama is captured in his neighbour's 999 call to the ambulance. Show more
Stories of brushes with disaster. A display at an air show goes horribly wrong, and CCTV records a mystery explosion blasting out from under a busy central London pavement. Show more
Stories of brushes with disaster. When fire engulfs a brand new boat, two men battle to launch a life raft. Elsewhere, a charity climber must be airlifted to safety. Show more
Stories of brushes with disaster. Motorists struggle to save a woman trapped in her crashed car, and a young motorcyclist films his own lucky escape on a busy roundabout. Show more
A heavily pregnant woman collapses on a remote moor. Will the emergency services find her in time? Also, a young driver is hit by a car whose driver is asleep at the wheel. Show more
Stories of near misses. An eight-year-old boy taking part in a karting race clips the wheel of a rival, sending his own kart somersaulting through the air. Show more
Two divers documenting a wreck in the Thames find more than they bargained for and call in the Royal Navy bomb team. Show more
A skier suffers a leg injury in a remote part of the Alps. Her guide attempts to ski her to safety, carrying her on his back. Show more
Today, a dramatic rescue by the Royal Navy saves the lives of 14 people on board a yacht that’s lost its mast in a mid Atlantic storm. Show more
Today, a paralympian takes off in a para-motor plane, but a problem brings him crashing to earth. Also today, a pub landlady rushes to alert a regular whose home is ablaze.
Today, a driver opens his car door, sending a young motorcyclist into the path of a bus, and a mum-to-be calls 999 after suffering massive blood loss.
Today, two workmates leap into a harbour to save a drowning man, a mum falls asleep at the wheel, and a hiker captures an alarming moment when a cliff collapses in front of her Show more
Today, a daughter dials 999 when her father has a cardiac arrest, and coastguard volunteers come to the rescue of a climber who has fallen from a cliff in Wales. Show more
A climber plunges hundreds of feet down a mountain in the Lake District, coming to rest above a precipice, and a driver ploughs into a car blocking the fast lane of a motorway at night.