Follow this link to a Google Maps shot of Alameda, California, and you'll see an arresting site: a downed commercial aircraft spewing debris, with its wings snapped into pieces and its hull cut cleanly in half. It looks like a crash perfect enough for a TV show. And in fact that's just what it was.
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Although the NBC Chicago News credits the elderly woman for being slightly too eager to get the Palm Pre, there doesn't seem to be any actual evidence that she actually wants a Pre. Nice try Chicago.
newVideoPlayer("/hudsonbird.flv", 480, 261,""); If you thought that the pilot who landed US Airways flight 1549 on the Hudson River was cool, you haven't seen this simulation with the real FAA voice recordings. I'm absolutely stunned by his nerves.
It's rare to catch a commercial plane crashing on video, but Japanese TV NHK has aired yesterday's spectacular crash of the FedEx aeroplane in Narita Airport. Sadly, the two dead pilots didn't have ejection seats.
After a 25-minute descent, Chandrayaan-1's Moon Impact Probe has successfully crashed on the Moon's surface, taking images of the descent like these ones and making yet another man-made hole on the battered Earth's satellite.
We've seen Tesla crashes before, but none as severe as this current one. How did this one happen? A sales director was showing a potential buyer how the super fast, super cool electric gadgety vehicle cannot take wet turns at over 160kph. Better showing than telling, we always say. Luckily neither suffered extensive injuries. Who's up for trying it again at 150kph?