Bounce House Sent Tumbling in the Wind

Inflatable bounce house tumbles out of control with children inside, all caught on tape.
1:45 | 06/01/14

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Tonight, to some terrifying moments for parents watching as their children were carried away in a bouncy slide, picked up and carried by the wind. ABC's Marcy Gonzalez with the pictures and the safety experts tonight. Reporter: A major scare caught on camera. There's not a kid in there, is there? Reporter: Two 10-year-olds were in this bouncy slide yesterday in Littleton, Colorado, when a gust of wind up to 30 miles an hour sent it tumbling 300 feet across a field. One of the children thrown to the ground. The other, trapped until the slide finally came to a stop. We were just horrified. Reporter: It is a horror becoming all too familiar. Just three weeks ago, this bounce house in upstate New York was carried 50 feet into the air during a wind storm. Seriously injuring two children. The consumer product safety commission estimates more than 5,000 people were injured on bounce houses just last year. It happens every day. Reporter: Anthony amoroso, a certified bounce house distributor, says the key to safety is properly securing the inflatables with sandbags or stakes. And, in case of unexpected wind gusts, his operators are always just a step away. Attendant will grab, right away, the tether. Reporter: The owner of air bound, the company operating the slide involved in this weekend's incident tells ABC news it was properly staked to the ground, a adding, quote, "We feel terrible for what happened. Safety is our number one concern." Officials say both children were treated for minor injuries, one was hospitalized as a precaution. Marcy Gonzalez, ABC news, new York.

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