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When first responders arrived at the scene of a crash on Indiana's Sam Jones Expressway they saw the type of accident firefighters dread: A dozen crushed cars and an overturned 18-wheeler. Amazingly, there wasn't a single fatality. How?


This vintage World War II B-17 bomber crashed this morning causing explosions with fireballs shooting 50 feet in the air. Amazingly, all seven people on board survived the crash without serious injury. The pictures from WGN-TV are absolutely stunning.


In this corner: a multi-million dollar NASA-sponsored space balloon, crashing magnificently in the Australian desert. In the other: a dark SUV of indeterminate make and model. I'm not a betting man, but I'd say the smart money's on the balloon.


newVideoPlayer("/russian-ejection-seats_gizmodo.flv", 506, 423,""); This two-seat Sukhoi Su-24 combat aircraft crashed in a fiery ball of hell in an Iranian airfield last week. Nothing special about that, except that—amazingly enough—the pilots ejected safely after the crash.


Back home for the holidays after a two-day JFK-London-Malaga-Madrid odyssey due to bad weather, missing flights, and losing my bags. Happy to be alive, however, after seeing these shots of Saturday's 737 crash in Denver.


newVideoPlayer("/f18sandiego.flv", 506, 423,""); An F-18 has crashed in San Diego, killing at least two people two miles from the famous Marine Corps Air Station Miramar*, after the pilot ejected. According to a witness, the tragedy could have been huge: