01/18/2012 06:45 pm ET Updated Jan 19, 2012

Ian And Janice Donoff, Costa Concordia Passengers: 5 Honeymoon Survival Stories

British newlyweds Ian and Janice Donoff were probably expecting a relaxing and romantic honeymoon sailing along the Italian coast when they boarded the Costa Concordia cruise ship, but that all changed when their ship ran aground off the Italian coast on Jan. 13, killing 11 people.

The couple was lucky enough to survive the ordeal, but this isn't the first time a disaster has hit newlyweds on their honeymoon.

From tsunamis to plane crashes to train wrecks, couples have endured scary catastrophes together -- all in the first few weeks of their brand-new marriages.

Click through the slideshow below to see how these couples survived honeymoon disasters.



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