NEW YORK GLIDERS CONTEST Famous aviators compete in an Elmira, N.Y. glider contest including Richard C. and Felix A. du Pont who take off on a flight that will later end in a crash from which they escape uninjured.
MOLLISONS CRASH DURING FLIGHT Aviation pioneers Jim and Amy (Johnson) Mollison take off in their plane "Seafarer" for a new around the world flight record but crash in Connecticut. The plane lies upside in a tangled mess while Jim and Amy recuperate from their injuries.
TRANSPORT PLANE CRASH Investigators sift through the wreckage of a huge transport plane that hit an Oregon hillside after becoming lost in a heavy fog. CU of the brave stewardess Libby Wurgaft who saved several lives by helping them escape the burning aircraft.
AFTERMATH OF BROOKLYN PLANE CRASH Aftermath of an airplane crash that damaged the roof of a Brooklyn apartment building. LS and CUs of the damaged building and destroyed plane in the accident that claimed the lives of three men.
TRAGIC LAST FLIGHT OF AVIATOR General Francesco de Pinedo takes off from Floyd Bennett Field, N.Y. for a non-stop flight to Baghdad. Tragedy strikes when the plane crashes on the runway then erupts into a column of flame killing the aviator.
THRILLS & SPILLS OF 1933 From an unfortunate motorcycle rider to speed boat races, strike riots, crashing planes and more cameras capture some of the most thrilling moments and horrific crashes of 1933.
STUNT PILOT AL WILSON KILLED IN CRASH - 1932 Al Wilson poses at a Cleveland, Ohio air show then takes to the air. Tragedy strikes when his 1910 biplane runs into a new autogiro plane flown by Johny Miller as both come in for a landing. Miller and a passenger are not badly hurt by Al Wilson is killed in the crash.
AMPHIBIAN PLANE CRASHES NEAR CHICAGO A huge crowd gathers at night to watch investigators sift through the wreckage of a huge amphibian plane that went down during a sightseeing flight over the Chicago World Fair killing nine on board.
AIRPLANE CRASH DEMOLISHES CHICAGO HOUSE - 1932 A Chicago two-story brick house still smolders from a fire created when an Air Corpse Reserve airplane crashes causing an explosion. Lieutenants Harry Sandusky and Charles H. Fargo are killed and the twisted remains of the plane outside the building are all thatís left. Fireman POV inside the building looking out at a crowd of onlookers studying the tragedy.
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