TRAGEDY AT THE INDY 500 - 1955 Two time winner Bill Vukovich is seeking his third straight victory at the Indianapolis 500 when his car hits a four-car tangle and is killed. But the race goes on and Scotland's Jimmy Clark wins the title.
Date: May 31, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:25:00, No Audio
LE MANS AUTO RACE DISASTER - 1955 Tragedy strikes the Le Mans classic in France when a Mercedes crashes into the rear of another car then caroms into the crowd exploding. The flaming wreckage cuts a 400-yard furrow of death killing 80 and injuring more than 100 in the tragedy.
Date: June 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:31:00, No Audio
MID-AIR EXPLOSION NEAR DENVER KILLS 44 - 1955 A mid-air explosion rips a United Air Lines four-engined DC-6B airliner apart killing all 44 on board near Denver. At the scene of the crash investigators remove bodies and search through the twisted wreckage for clues to the disaster.
Date: November 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:37:00, With Audio
FLOODS HIT NORTH AMERICA & VANCOUVER - 1955 Flood waters take their toll on lives and property throughout the Pacific Northwest. Parts of Canada, particularly Vancouver, are hardest hit by savage flash floods brought on by heavy rains where paved streets now resemble dried river beds littered with rocks and debris.
SUV ROLLOVER A fire-truck pulls up to an accident site. Fire fighters work around an over-turned SUV to remove the injured. Paramedics lift an injured woman into an ambulance. Fire fighters prepare to remove an injured person on a back board.
Date: July 15, 2007 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:20:00, No Audio
CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER MARTIN MULRONEY ON TIANANMEN QUARE MASSACRE OF STUDENTS Canadian Prime Minister Martin Mulroney expresses outrage for the events of Tiananmen Square in China where hundreds of students and civilians were slaughtered during a demonstration. "These were simply students trying to seek a little more democracy within their own system. It really wasn't very revolutionary when you consider what took place."
Date: June 21, 1989 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:27:00, With Audio
DAIRY QUEEN HOT AIR BALLOON CRASH IN CANADA Montage of firemen at the scene of a bizarre crash after a hot air balloon shaped like a Dairy Queen ice cream cone became tangled in powerlines. The men put out a small fire on the ground while spectators gather. The man flying the balloon died after falling to the sidewalk when the balloon crashed.
Date: June 21, 1989 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:29:00, No Audio
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