Description: In July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber flew into
the Empire State Building.
At about 10 A.M., the bomber hit the 79th floor, killing the three men aboard instantly. One of the two engines went through the building and out the other side, and through the
roof of a 20-story building on the other side of 34th Street, starting a fire.
Eyewitness reported they heard a big bang, they looked up
only to see flames shooting out of the building and debri
strewed all over the place.