B-17 "Liberty Belle" crashes near Chicago. "This was really sad (all personnel survived), Belle's restoration had taken decades. Hope some components (wingtips, undercarriage, fin) were able to be utilised in another resto. Wonder if it would have helped to have onboard extinguishers? Vale Belle." KB
Tommy Fitzpatrick, who lived in New Jersey and hung out at the bar and grill between 191st and 192nd street on St. Nicholas. One evening, on a dare and a bet, he went home back to New Jersey, stole a plane from Teterboro Airport, flew it over Washington Heights and landed it on St. Nicholas Avenue at about 3 a.m. in the morning. He parked it on 191st Street in front of the opening of the subway. The following day they came and dismantled it and drove it back to the airport."
BA plane fire: why did the Boeing 777 catch fire?
Attention will now turn to why the engine caught fire. At the same time there will be relief that the textbook evacuation procedure was successful