Woman survives a free fall of between 800 to 10,000 meters after being pulled from an airplane

January 26, 1972Srbská Kamenice, CzechoslovakiaA airliner carrying 28 people explodes mid-air, leaving only 22-year-old flight attendant Vesna Vulović alive About an hour after the DC-9 airplane took off from Copenhagen to Belgrade, it was broken apart by an explosion. It is believed many of those aboard the aircraft were sucked out of the vessel and…

Man fatally shot after being mistaken for ghost

January 3, 1804Hammersmith, London, EnglandThomas Millwood (22) is shot after he is mistaken for a ghost For five weeks before Millwood’s death, the Hammersmith area had been seemingly plagued by a malevolent ghost. During one incident, a woman watched the ghost “rise from the tombstones.” The sighting scared her to the point she fainted and…

Man kills his wife with antifreeze and battery acid

December 4, 2006Near Bethany, MissouriAnna Yoder Borntreger (26) dies, ostensibly from liver problems Anna’s death, while sudden, was not presumed to have been foul play, primarily because she had been ill for a short while prior to her death. Some of her family had their suspicions, however. “They felt that maybe it wasn’t actually a…