B-25 Crash into Empire State Building (1945) | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


B-25 Crash into Empire State Building (1945)

This fascinating (silent) clip shows footage of firefighters fighting a warehouse fire as well as the blaze started by the B-25 bomber that crashed into the Empire State building on July 28th, 1945. The 10-ton bomber crashed into the side of the 79th floor, creating a hole in the building 18ft (5.5m) wide and 20ft (6m) high. It killed a total of 14, 11 office workers and 3 crewmen, and injured 26 others.

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