Gotta Watch: People who have survived falls
A man falls from a tower scaffold during a music festival in Sydney and survives.
April 30th, 2012
08:52 PM ET

Gotta Watch: People who have survived falls

Imagine the fear of losing control and falling unexpectedly to the ground - or even underground. CNN.com has compiled video of people who have survived such incidents captured on camera. You've gotta watch how they make it through their rough landings.

Scaffold climber falls in Australia

Watch the video to find out how this climber fell and what message he gave to a crowd of spectators after he landed on the ground.

Teen survives fall off escalator

Listen to Shane O'Malley explain what may have contributed to his fall and see where he landed.

Teen on cell falls through sidewalk

See how a cell phone call got one girl in trouble and watch who pulled her out of the ground.

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  1. RRMON

    After realizing what has happen and feel good that you were lucky or someone telling you that "you were lucky", take notice if anything including the smallest of things have change. If so, you may have died... Nobody get outs.

    May 1, 2012 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Justin

    1St lol

    May 1, 2012 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  3. isaiah

    see what happens if you talk on your cell phone too much

    May 1, 2012 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jim

    Well, I've always heard that it isn't the fall that kills you–it's the sudden stop at the end.

    May 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Mike

    Not quite seeing how the girl on the cell phone was to blame for the sidewalk swallowing her

    May 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Shaun

    Gotta watch: The same Robert Dinero commercial 87 times.

    May 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • lolololololkill

      Lol, I thought the same thing. I also wondered how much of my life has been wasted on commercials.

      May 1, 2012 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  7. jonavark

    these are all available online without the stupid ads.

    May 1, 2012 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
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