Friday, January 24, 2014

Brake Failure or Error

Brake Failure or Error ---
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Brake failure can be either an accidental cause, or a cover story for a deliberate attack which is rarely suspected and almost never caught, in which case authorities still never establish the motive. When there is a War on Terror, there is always a motive for people to cause harm and mayhem.

Related incidents
  • Bus
  • Car
  • Parked
  • Parking Lot
  • Pedal Error
  • Train
  • Truck
Cover story - Bus in kirkland driven by Russian driver claimed his brakes failed. Authorities determined he was lying as to why he ran a stop light to ram an SUV killing 2 and recommend pressing criminal charges. 


  • Children
  • Church
  • School


Year 2015

August 27, 2015 Duluth's Sacred Heart Music Center damaged by runaway truck swerves to avoid traffic after brakes "accidentally" fail  Hallowed ground to musicians around Minnesota, historic 1896 Sacred Heart Music Center in Duluth was struck by an out-of-control pick-up truck on Thursday, which caused an entire brick corner of the former church to crumble. the Duluth Tribune, the driver claimed his brakes went out, swerved into the building to avoid oncoming traffic.

Year 2014

May 16, 2014 Car With Parking Brake Off Rolls Into Garage, Gas Meter Explodes In Calabasas, California a neighbor’s car was parked on the hill apparently without its parking brake on rolled down the hill, crashed into the garage of a man named Brandon and knocked the gas meter loose, triggering the explosion. There were no injuries, but the house was a total loss.

April 20, 2014 Casualties: 21 injured Car Slams Into Packed Fort Myers Church At Easter In Fort Myers Florida, a car plowed into the predominantly black Second Haitian Baptist Church filled with 200 people just before the Easter concert on Sunday night, injuring 21. The driver claimed when her brakes failed, her car just headed straight for the church and she could not stop

Year 2013

August 19, 2013 Damage $30,000 Brake Tampering on 2 of 3 Cars Causes Bethel Vermont Train Derailment Crash Bethell Vermont. Three grain cars had two of three cars brakes deliberately released, apparently an act of felony vandalism or sabotage. It caused the cars to run away, rolling past the end of a spur and derailing causing a crash with $30,000 in damage. In Canada, the Lac-Mégantic derailment destroyed the center of small town when oil cars ran away when their air brakes were released without explanation, and exploded when they derailed and burned. Terrorism was ruled out in that case.

Monday May 6, 2013 Casualties: 2 dead: Kirkland Runaway Bus Kills Ford Escape Kirkland, Washington USA. Bus driver Aleksandr Rukhlin (Russian surname) had driven for a year when his Community Transit bus lost all brakes as he exited the freeway and slammed into the side of a small Ford Escape SUV, killing both occupants. 

October 24, 2012 HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) -- More than two dozen people were taken to the hosptial after a crash involving a dump truck, an MTA bus and a BMW in Hollywood Tuesday morning. Dump truck brakes suddenly let go and truck becomes an unguided missile.when it rolls down hill and hits a bus and a car,0,6886268.story

Lac-Mégantic derailment - Wikipedia When engineer parks his train and goes to bed in hotel, fire starts and train cars lose brakes, runaway cars slam into town and explode. Aug 19, 2013 · The train derailed in downtown Lac .