Close Calls: On Camera

September 2019

Series 7: Episode 20

3.0 2 x
A paraglider crash-lands on a wall in the Peak District, and a cameraman filming a storm almost ends up a victim himself.

Series 7: Episode 19

4.0 2 x
A 60-year-old woman attempting to row across the Atlantic is rescued as her boat fills with water, and an animal lover falls down a sewer while trying to rescue his dog.

Series 7: Episode 18

3.0 3 x
Schoolgirl Molly recalls how she saved her stepfather’s life by performing CPR, and an uncle and niece are rescued when their dinghy capsizes.

Series 7: Episode 17

3.0 3 x
A schoolboy and his family relive the day he was horrifically injured after falling off his BMX bike while practicing tricks.

Series 7: Episode 16

4.0 3 x
A glider pilot’s footage captures the moments after he crashed and got stuck in a tree, and the operation to rescue him.

Series 7: Episode 15

4.0 4 x
Footage from a base jumper’s helmet cam shows what happened when he misjudged his launch and crash-landed on a rocky beach, and a young girl is trampled by a pony.

Series 7: Episode 14

3.0 6 x
A fisherman is washed overboard at night off the south coast, a man retrieves a live grenade from a canal, and a student's car is hit by a tree during a storm.

Series 7: Episode 13

3.0 4 x
Two scuba divers describe how they found a Second World War bomb under a pier, and a steward at a popular cycling race tells how a support car drove straight at him.

Series 7: Episode 12

3.0 2 x
Helicopter medics land on a football pitch and battle to save the life of a popular club steward, and a young mum describes the moment a huge lorry ploughed into her car.

Series 7: Episode 11

4.0 3 x
A pensioner gets trapped up to his neck in a slurry pit, and a car plunges off the road into a water-filled ditch.
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