The Euthanasia Coaster was designed by Julijonas Urbonas. No life-sized version exists, but Urbonas did build a scale model to illustrate how the coaster would work. A 510-meter drop would take riders through a series of smaller and smaller loops, subjecting them to G-forces that would cause loss of consciousness and, ultimately, death. Urbonas describes the purpose of the coaster thusly: "[it is] engineered to humanely-with elegance and euphoria-take the life of a human being."
Key Facts In This Video
The Euthanasia Coaster would cause death by subjecting riders to extreme G-forces. 00:39
The Euthanasia Coaster features a 500-meter drop followed by a series of loops. 01:02
See a video of a pilot fainting due to G-forces: 01:46
Wake up with the smartest email in your inbox.
Our Best Articles Daily