10 Crazy Things People Managed To Survive

Whether you like it or not, you have to accept that some people in the world are just lucky. This might manifest in them getting a good break, landing their dream job or perhaps even winning the lottery. The biggest pieces of luck, though, come in the form of people escaping certain death. Occasionally, individuals are able to avoid serious injury in deadly situations despite the fact that almost anyone else in the same circumstances would have succumbed. While it can be great to hear a story of someone beating the odds, these tales with simply leave you astounded that they lived.

Neighborhood Plane Crash

The year 2014 saw a small town in California get a rude wakeup call when a US Marines fighter jet crashed into the neighborhood. Despite the fact that the aircraft was flying at high speeds, contained hundreds of liters of fuel and completely destroyed two houses, no one was actually seriously hurt. The pilot suffered only minor injuries and everyone else involved walked away with just cuts and bruises.

Alyssa Wilcynski

35-year-old woman Alyssa Wilcynski faced almost certain death in 2013 when she was attacked while walking home. The stranger who was following her then proceeded to stab her with a steak knife inside her apartment building, leaving the New Yorker with 40 different stab wounds that included one through her heart. Fortunately, Alyssa was rushed to hospital and survived thanks to the work of medics.