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Going Direct: Why You Won’t See This Crash Video On Our Site

In a world in which we see ever more horrifying images and videos, there’s still got to be a line. This one is ours.



We’re sharing with you here a single frame of a doorbell video capture of a crash in North Perry, Florida, of a Beech Bonanza that was, according to reports, attempting what is known in aviation as “the impossible turn,” that is, a turn back to the runway after losing engine power on departure while still at low altitude. In this case, the adjective “impossible” was apt. The Bonanza didn’t make it, instead crashing short of the runway, impacting catastrophically onto a perimeter roadway, killing both people aboard the Bonanza and a child in an SUV that just happened to be driving by when this disaster struck. It’s horrifying to think about.

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