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B-25 Crashes Into Empire State Building

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B-25 Crashes Into Empire State Building

(5 min) tv-pg

At 9:49 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber, lost in fog over Manhattan, slammed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building, killing 14 people and injuring two dozen. A couple of hours later, a Mutual Broadcasting System reporter interviews eyewitnesses who made a safe escape.

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