This is a set from the recent Tom Cruise / Steven Spielberg movie "War of the Worlds" at Universal Studios in Hollywood. The tube shaped object in the center of the screen is the front section of an actual commercial jetliner. The plane was brought in, and then the neighborhood was built around it in order to simulate a plane crash.
On 30 November 1944, at approximately 11:10 p.m., a US Navy Martin PBM-5 seaplane took off from Alameda Naval Air Station, California. The 8 men on the plane were heading to Kaneohe Bay Air Station, Hawaii. Sadly, shortly after take-off, at 11:25 p.m., the plane slammed in to Mount Tamalpais at an elevation of 1,450 feet. The men were all killed instantly. The site of the crash is obscure and n...
A small plane about to takeoff from Liepaja East in Latvia. Come to think of it, it doesn't actually look like its taking off, the angle of the front of the plane is wrong. But anyways, a little plane in Latvia.
The Kroll Opera House (German Krolloper) was an opera building in Berlin, Germany, on the western edge of the Königsplatz (now the Platz der Republik), facing the Reichstag. It was built in 1844 as an entertainment venue for the restaurant owner Joseph Kroll, on a site donated by Friedrich Wilhelm IV. The building was redeveloped as an opera house in 1851 and was used by various owners and dire...
Aerial view, 6 June 1944. In the lower right corner we can see the location of the crash of the C-47 # 42-92868, 313th TCG, Chalk number #16, serial 22, piloted by 1st Lt. William Robert Roycraft. All the crew members in the plane were killed in the crash.
On 6 Jun,2008,a small plne crashed at 17.3 miles south of the village of Quinhagak, near Jack Smiths Bay.
The victim of the crash was identified as Shaun Lunt, 33, of Loma Linda, California. Lunt was flying one of two Piper Super Cubs traveling together at the time of the crash. The pilot of the other Super Cub, identified as Lon “Loni” Habersetzer of Washington, had successfully landed ...
A small general aviation (CIRRUS SR-20) crashed in the Belaire Condominiums at East 72nd & York Avenue in New York City.
Onboard was the Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor, which was both killed in the accident.