Protecting children in a deadly tornado, a catastrophic car accident, a violent hostage crisis in a maternity ward… It can happen anywhere at any time -- in an instant, life can change forever and that moment will define who you are. In an Instant does more than just re-tell heart pounding first-person accounts of the world's most harrowing tales of survival, it brings them to life with breathtaking dramatizations of the moment before and after life was forever changed.
A family survives a plane crash that killed two in the Alaskan wilderness.
In 2007, an interstate bridge holding hundreds of people in Minneapolis gives way.
A man protects his daughter when a grizzly bear attacks the two during a celebratory hike.
A woman is beaten unconscious and left in a garbage bin by her abusive ex-husband.
A group of gunmen holds employees and shoppers hostage at an electronics store.
A man is trapped when a shelf collapses, burying him beneath several feet of rotten corn.
Florida police officer Pete Soulis had no way of knowing that the suspicious guy in the parking lot was likely a killer on the run. When the ex-con took aim at him, Pete found himself in one of the most epic gun battles a cop has ever survived.