Death From Above: Airliners Collide Above New York City, December 1960

Wreckage litters the streets of Brooklyn after two airliners collide above the borough, December 1960.
Bob Gomel
Bob Gomel—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

On December 16, 1960, two airliners collided above New York City, raining flaming debris, cargo and scores of bodies down on the boroughs on Brooklyn and Staten Island. Read More

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