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July 1945 Mitchell Bomber flies into Empire State building in New York

Article about: I just found this video where 13 people were killed when a Mitchell Bomber was flying in bad fog conditions..and went into the top floors of the Empire State building. Oddly those on the gro

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    Default July 1945 Mitchell Bomber flies into Empire State building in New York

    I just found this video where 13 people were killed when a Mitchell Bomber was flying in bad fog conditions..and went into the top floors of the Empire State building. Oddly those on the ground were just standing around watching.

    Bomber Crashes into Empire State Building, July 1945 [Full Resolution] - YouTube
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    I remember this story. My Dad told me he saw it as a kid. A memory of my Dad forgotten by me, now remembered. Thank you Larry!
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    Over the years, I've seen several stories about it.
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    I think my great grandmother saw it happen too, according to family lore!

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    I must admit I had never heard of this accident. Thanks for sharing!

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    Saves using the lift !!!!!!!

    The pilot actually came originally from the 315th Transport Carrier Group. (Flew C47's to D-Day, Arnhem, Varsity).

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    Eerie images of things to come !

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